Our Spring 2017 Catalog is Now Available

Dear Reader, Our Spring/Summer 2017 catalog is now available and we’re excited to present a lineup of great reads coming soon from University Press of Florida. The cover image is ...

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Setting the Table

“A long-needed comparison between Spanish and Spanish colonial sites, showing how both inform us about Spanish identity at home and abroad.”—Charles R. Ewen, coeditor of Pieces of Eight: More Archaeology ...

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Gatorbytes Behind-the-Story: Plugged In

In April 2015, the University of Florida and the University Press of Florida launched Gatorbytes, a digital book series following the innovative research taking place at UF. Intended to pique the ...

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Our Spring 2017 Catalog is Now Available

Dear Reader, Our Spring/Summer 2017 catalog is now available and we’re excited to present a lineup of great reads coming soon from University Press of Florida. The cover image is from our new book Elvis Ignited: The Rise of an Icon in Florida, coming in March. The image is reprinted by permission of Charles Trainor Jr. Other […]

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Setting the Table

“A long-needed comparison between Spanish and Spanish colonial sites, showing how both inform us about Spanish identity at home and abroad.”—Charles R. Ewen, coeditor of Pieces of Eight: More Archaeology of Piracy “The first systematic attempt to consider the eighteenth-century archaeological record in Spain and measure it against the decades-long research in St. Augustine. It […]

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Gatorbytes Behind-the-Story: Plugged In

In April 2015, the University of Florida and the University Press of Florida launched Gatorbytes, a digital book series following the innovative research taking place at UF. Intended to pique the interests of the intellectually curious and to share the stories behind the discoveries being made at UF, the books are written by professional journalists.  “They know […]

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2017 Conference on Historical and Underwater Archaeology

Last week, UPF visited Fort Worth, Texas, to attend the 2017 Conference on Historical and Underwater Archaeology. We had a fantastic time exhibiting our vast array of books on historical and underwater archaeology, as well as mingling with scholars in the field. We saw several of our authors at the conference! Charles R. Ewen and Russell K. Skowronek, authors […]

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New GATORBYTE: Plugged In

The University of Florida has an ambitious goal: to harness the power of its faculty, staff, students, and alumni to solve some of society’s most pressing problems and to become a resource for the state of Florida, the nation, and the world. The stories chronicled in Gatorbytes span all colleges and units across the UF […]

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2016 Review Recap

This past year was a great year for UPF titles, and we were thrilled by all of the praise our authors and their books received in media outlets across the country. Join us in looking back at some of the reviews UPF books received in 2016. Here’s to a year of excellent reviews!   Shrimp Country: Recipes and […]

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Happy New Year from University Press of Florida

Thank you for supporting University Press of Florida over the past year. You’ve helped us continue to publish high-quality books in a variety of subject areas including archaeology, anthropology, history, literature, Latin American studies, science and technology, art, photography, cooking, gardening, and sports. We’d like to show our thanks with a 30% discount on all […]

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A Writer’s View: Why I Chose UPF

By Bob H. Lee, author of Backcountry Lawman: True Stories from a Florida Game Warden   An old jalopy creaking down a pot-holed dirt road in the dark aptly portrays my journey to find a publisher for my first book. Uncertainty and confusion became the norm until one day I finally succeeded. Here’s my take […]

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Why Writers Should Keep Diaries: Lessons From Virginia Woolf

Written by Barbara Lounsberry, author of Virginia Woolf’s Modernist Path: Her Middle Diaries and the Diaries She Read and Becoming Virginia Woolf: Her Early Diaries and the Diaries She Read   The great English writer and thinker Virginia Woolf kept a diary from age 14 until four days before her suicide in 1941. Woolf’s beloved works—Mrs. Dalloway, To […]

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Painting in a State of Exception

“Brings long overdue recognition and reevaluation to Nueva Figuración. Offers a contemporary reexamination of the artworks beyond that of Argentina’s complex political history for a more global interpretation.”—Carol Damian, author of Neorealism and Contemporary Colombian Painting “Chronicles an important and little-known episode in the history of Argentine art and thoughtfully locates the movement within the […]

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