“An important contribution to the study of ancient empires and processes of imperial expansion through an in-depth study of the southeastern Inka frontier in current-day Bolivia.”–Elizabeth N. Arkush, author of ...
“An important contribution to the study of ancient empires and processes of imperial expansion through an in-depth study of the southeastern Inka frontier in current-day Bolivia.”–Elizabeth N. Arkush, author of Hillforts of the Ancient Andes: Colla Warfare, Society, and Landscape “A fascinating case study of interactions on an imperial frontier in a region that is […]
“A comprehensive and witty guide to understanding Piers Plowman in all its versions and a manifesto for the pure intellectual pleasure to be had from reading the text as it dynamically unfolds in each of the poet’s reworkings.”–Sarah Wood, author of Conscience and the Composition of Piers Plowman “By innovatively working through all three of […]
“Takes us on a journey throughout Latin America, highlighting different stories of adaptation to the wondrous American landscape: stories of cities being shaped by major infrastructure projects, cities coping with the pressures of informality and unchecked growth, and cities searching for their identity by looking at their pre-Columbian past while embracing modernity on their own […]
Weeki Wachee Mermaids: Thirty Years of Underwater Photography by Lu Vickers and Bonnie Georgiadis features rare vintage photographs, postcards, and publicity shots from the spring where famous mermaids—in actuality, highly trained swimmers and divers—performed underwater. Today, Burrow Press is featuring this excerpt of Weeki Wachee Mermaids as part of their Fantastic Floridas project. It features portions from Bonnie Georgiadis’s essay “What the Mermaid […]
It’s a rainy day here in Florida, the perfect kind of day for reading a good book. And guess what—it’s National Book Lovers Day! Here are some great reads from our spring/summer season. E. G. Barnhill: Florida Photographer, Adventurer, Entrepreneur by Gary Monroe Music Everywhere: The Rock and Roll Roots of a Southern Town by Marty Jourard Returning North with the […]
“A well-written, fresh, and engaging interpretation of two millennia of Virginia Algonquian landscape history, presenting new data and new ideas–a must read.”–Stephen Potter, author of Commoners, Tribute, and Chiefs: The Development of Algonquian Culture in the Potomac Valley “Theoretically innovative, richly empirical, and superbly written, this book demonstrates the potential for combining ‘new’ finds in […]
July brought a lot of exciting buzz about UPF books! Here are some of our favorite reviews from the past month. . . We are thrilled that Authentic Florida has highlighted several of our books that are perfect for summer chilling: E.G Barnhill, A Pioneer Son at Sea: Fishing Tales of Old Florida, An Ecotourist’s Guide to the […]