Archive | October, 2014
Some of our very newest books!

Tampa Bay Times Festival of Reading

This past Saturday, we displayed lots of new and classic University Press of Florida titles at the Tampa Bay Times Festival of Reading in St. Petersburg, Florida. Missed the festival? Until November 30, you can still get special discounts on all the books we brought! Visit our virtual booth to browse the books and enter discount code […]

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Alligator at Everglades National Park

Florida Animals for Everyday Naturalists

A diverse parade of animals has probably traipsed past you at the park, on the road, and at state wildlife refuges. But would you be able to identify every creature in that wildlife line-up? Award-winning photographer Larry Allan wrote Florida Animals for Everyday Naturalists to help Floridians identify and protect the species of mammals, birds […]

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Q&A with the authors of Good Catch

If you’re in Orlando, Florida, meet the authors of Good Catch TONIGHT at the book’s launch party! Come to The APEX at the East End Market (3201 Corrine Drive) between 7:00pm and 9:00pm. Join the authors for craft cocktails, Rioja wine and tastes from Good Catch! The event is free and open to the public. […]

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Conservative Hurricane

Conservative Hurricane: How Jeb Bush Remade Florida Matthew T. Corrigan Few governors in modern history have altered the balance of power in their states as fundamentally as Jeb Bush did in Florida. Both hailed and reviled as the most consequential governor to be sworn into office in Tallahassee, Bush radically–and perhaps permanently–changed the dynamics of […]

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We Are Imazighen

Now available! We Are Imazighen: The Development of Algerian Berber Identity in Twentieth-Century Literature and Culture by Fazia Aïtel “A unique account of the rise of the Berber cultural identity, in particular of the Kabyles of Algeria, in modern times. Luminaries such as Amrouche, Feraoun, Matoub, and Farès are impressively brought back to life.”—Abdourahman A. […]

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Q&A with Jen Karetnick, author of Mango

“Jen’s nickname, Mango Mama, could not be more appropriate! She uses mangos in the most unexpected ways, both in savory and sweet recipes. With this book in hand, you will never look at a mango the same way again.”—Ingrid Hoffman, host of the Food Network’s Simply Delicioso Want to meet the author of Mango? Jen […]

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Immigration and National Identities in Latin America

NEW! Immigration and National Identities in Latin America Edited by Nicola Foote and Michael Goebel “This groundbreaking study examines the connection between what are arguably the two most distinguishing phenomena of the modern world: the unprecedented surges in global mobility and in the creation of politically bounded spaces and identities.”—Jose C. Moya, author of Cousins […]

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Holiday Gift Guide 2014

You have the same problem every holiday season:  What do you get the person who has everything? Why, books of course. And no matter how many books your friends and family own, chances are they haven’t yet seen our newest titles. Why not surprise them with a book that complements a gift they loved last […]

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Recalling Deeds Immortal

Recalling Deeds Immortal: Florida Monuments to the Civil War William B. Lees and Frederick P. Gaske One hundred and fifty years ago, Florida was shaken by battle, blockade, economic deprivation, and the death of native sons both within and far outside its borders. Today, tributes to the valor and sacrifice of Florida’s soldiers, sailors, and […]

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Al Black painting in backyard

Florida Highwaymen: A History

In 1960s Ft. Pierce, Florida, a group of 26 self-taught African-American artists sold their 24” x 36” Upson board paintings out of their car trunks. Even without a name for themselves, they made a living by painting landscapes in their backyards and selling them on the highway. Only decades later, in 1994, did these painters […]

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