Archive | February, 2013

A Story of Love and Hardship during the Civil War

How are you spending this Valentine’s Day? Be it a with a loved one, contentedly flying solo, commiserating with pals, or ignoring the holiday altogether, let this remarkable story get you in the spirit. The unfaltering devotion of a Civil War-era couple that endured two years of separation is chronicled by their handwritten correspondence. Hardship, […]

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A History of Andersonville Prison – Sonia Dickey UPF staff guest post

Cutting Edge Scholarship & Academic Mentorship: Considering “A History of Andersonville Prison” by Sonia Dickey Sonia Dickey wears several hats here at UPF, balancing subrights and permissions, grants coordination, and acquisitions responsibilities. In this guest post, she responds to the 2012 UPF staff retreat assignment with a thoughtful consideration of “History of Andersonville Prison,” by Ovid […]

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Congratulations to the 2012 Florida Book Awards Winners!

Every year, the Florida Book Awards honor the best work written by Florida authors and about Florida culture. “As The Florida Book Awards continue to grow in stature and prominence, the competition for the prizes becomes more and more intense. We are absolutely thrilled that four University Press of Florida titles have been recognized this […]

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The Beast in Florida: A History of Anti-Black Violence

Brand new and available today – click on the book title for even more information. The Beast in Florida: A History of Anti-Black Violence by Marvin Dunn Pubdate: 2/5/13 “Marvin Dunn has written an important chronicle of the most disturbing, yet little-known, racial atrocities in Florida history. The Beast in Florida is a catalog of the underbelly of […]

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Recent Releases – The Mapuche in Modern Chile + author interview

January was an incredibly action-packed month in the world of marketing UPF books, as our staff collectively got ready for the spring season. (That’s my way of saying, “hey, sorry for the blog silence.”) We’re delighted to bring this new title about the indigenous inhabitants of Chile, the Mapuche, to your attention. The Mapuche in […]

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