UPF Announces Three New Archaeology Books

We are proud to present three milestone works in archaeology, just released from University Press of Florida:   The Archaeology of American Cities by Nan A. Rothschild and Diana diZerega Wall “Unrivaled in scope. An essential work for urban historical archaeologists.” —Adrian Praetzellis, author of Dug to Death At the leading edge of Urban archaeology, an … Continue reading UPF Announces Three New Archaeology Books

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By Avon River

New! By Avon River by H.D., edited by Lara Vetter Near the end of World War II, after staying in London throughout the Blitz, H.D. made a pilgrimage to Stratford-upon-Avon, Shakespeare’s birthplace. This experience resulted in a hybrid volume of poetry about The Tempest and prose about Shakespeare and his contemporaries—a major turning point to … Continue reading By Avon River

Autoepitaph

Now available! Autoepitaph: Selected Poems by Reinaldo Arenas, Edited by Camelly Cruz-Martes, Translated by Kelly Washbourne Reinaldo Arenas (1943–1990), one of the most famous expatriate Cuban writers, is widely known for his novels and his autobiography, Before Night Falls—chosen as one of the ten best books of 1993 by the New York Times and made into … Continue reading Autoepitaph

José Martí, the United States, and Race

NEW! José Martí, the United States, and Race by Anne Fountain “Essential reading for those who increasingly appreciate the enormous importance of Martí as one of the nineteenth century's most influential and most original thinkers.”—John Kirk, coeditor of Redefining Cuban Foreign Policy A national hero in Cuba and a champion of independence across Latin America, … Continue reading José Martí, the United States, and Race

Becoming Virginia Woolf

NEW! Becoming Virginia Woolf: Her Early Diaries and the Diaries She Read by Barbara Lounsberry “They fascinate us as they fascinate her: those writers who encouraged, warned, comforted, and trained a developing genius.”—Nancy Price, author of Sleeping with the Enemy “Lounsberry’s deeply researched and gracefully written book shows not only Woolf’s development into a great … Continue reading Becoming Virginia Woolf

July Review Roundup: Art, Evolution, and “Alice”

Our recent release of breathtaking photography, a newly illustrated Alice in Wonderland, and works celebrating cultural exploration earned well-deserved praise this month. Take a look! Learn what happens behind the scenes in competitive ballroom dancing in the Daily Mail's interview with Sharon Savoy, author of Ballroom!: Obsession and Passion inside the World of Competitive Dance. Be sure to watch the video of her … Continue reading July Review Roundup: Art, Evolution, and “Alice”

Brazilian Propaganda

Now available! Brazilian Propaganda: Legitimizing an Authoritarian Regime by Nina Schneider Most people expect the propaganda of authoritarian regimes to be openly political, praising military figures and openly supporting state repression. Yet the official campaigns of Brazil’s military dictatorship (1964-1985) were different. Aesthetically appealing and apolitical, they aimed to “enlighten” and “civilize.” In this book, Nina … Continue reading Brazilian Propaganda