Music Everywhere Q&A with Marty Jourard

We talked to Music Everywhere author Marty Jourard about his thoughts on the Gainesville music scene, his musical career and influences, and what inspired him to write his book. What was living ...

American Association of Physical Anthropologists 2016

UPF recently traveled to Atlanta, Georgia to attend the 2016 American Association of Physical Anthropologists 85th Annual Meeting. We had a wonderful time meeting and talking to the many scholars working in the the field ...

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Black Well-Being

“An innovative interpretation of antebellum black literature as well as a timely contribution to the growing body of scholarship on health and the black body in slavery and freedom.”–Erica L. ...

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Music Everywhere Q&A with Marty Jourard

We talked to Music Everywhere author Marty Jourard about his thoughts on the Gainesville music scene, his musical career and influences, and what inspired him to write his book. What was living in Gainesville in the ’60s and ’70s like for you? It was a musical paradise, more or less. My musical education grew from listening to […]

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American Association of Physical Anthropologists 2016

UPF recently traveled to Atlanta, Georgia to attend the 2016 American Association of Physical Anthropologists 85th Annual Meeting. We had a wonderful time meeting and talking to the many scholars working in the the field of physical anthropology! The event was a huge success, with much of AAPA’s large membership base in attendance. Our booth was packed with UPF’s diverse selection of new […]

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Black Well-Being

“An innovative interpretation of antebellum black literature as well as a timely contribution to the growing body of scholarship on health and the black body in slavery and freedom.”–Erica L. Ball, author of To Live an Antislavery Life: Personal Politics and the Antebellum Black Middle Class “Engages productively with discourses of identity and subjectivity, the […]

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Music Everywhere

One small Florida town, many international rock legends “Jourard tells the story so that you feel you are there in the humid clubs, watching history unfold in a time when regional music scenes truly were unique.”–Charles R. Cross, author of Heavier Than Heaven: A Biography of Kurt Cobain “Jourard clearly demonstrates that Gainesville’s contributions are […]

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Brothels, Gallows, and Lies: Frontier Alibis

The University Press of Florida is pleased to announce the publication of Mythic Frontiers: Remembering, Forgetting, and Profiting with Cultural Heritage Tourism by Daniel R. Maher. Exploring Wild West tourist sites in Fort Smith, Arkansas, Mythic Frontiers shows how aggrandized versions of the past, especially those of the “American frontier,” have been used to turn a profit. It reveals that popular […]

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Awards Announcement: Our Authors’ Recent Wins

The University Press of Florida proudly presents our most recent award-winning titles and authors!   Attracting Birds to South Florida Gardens by James A. Kushlan and Kirsten Hines won the 2015 Florida Authors & Publishers Association President’s Book Award for the ‘Home & Garden’ category.  This book provides practical, ecologically sound advice for creating landscapes that will appeal to […]

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Word of South Festival 2016

The UPF marketing team traveled to Tallahassee last weekend to display our books at the 2016 Word of South Festival of Literature and Music! This year marks Word of South’s second annual festival following its inaugural event in 2015. We had a great time meeting book and music enthusiasts from Tallahassee and across the state, and showcasing and […]

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The Lure of Maya Cities: Guest Post

We are proud to announce the publication of The Ancient Urban Maya: Neighborhoods, Inequality, and Built Form. This new archaeology book describes what ancient Maya cities were like, showing how they drew people in from rural areas with awe-inspiring architecture, neighborhoods that offered community support, and bustling marketplaces. The book is available at a discount price until May 13, 2016 in […]

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Color Your Own Florida Landscape!

Adults are buying more coloring books than ever these days, and they are not for sons or daughters or nieces and nephews. They are buying them for themselves. We wanted to join in on the coloring fun! Enter E.G. Barnhill, a photographer living in St. Petersburg in the early 1900s, who hand-tinted black and white photographs […]

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Society for American Archaeology 2016

Last week we displayed new and bestselling archaeology books at the 81st annual meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, held this year in Orlando. We had a great time meeting with our archaeologist authors and welcoming conference attendees to the Sunshine State! Our booth was packed with books in archaeology and anthropology, and we sold them at special […]

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