Archive | January, 2016

Site Formation Processes of Submerged Shipwrecks

“A major step forward in the effort to create and synthesize a body of formation theory for shipwreck sites by cataloguing the myriad factors affecting such sites across a number of academic fields, ranging from geology and oceanography to history and sociology.”—John M. O’Shea, author of Ships and Shipwrecks of the Au Sable Shores Region […]

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Flora of Florida, Volume III

. Praise for Flora of Florida, Volume I “An invaluable source. . . Wunderlin’s guide brings together his years of work with the flora of Florida.”–Choice “An extremely valuable reference for professional biologists, naturalists, natural resource managers, and plant lovers.”—Economic Botany . Praise for Flora of Florida, Volumes II and III “A monumental undertaking and […]

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Archaeology of Early Colonial Interaction at El Chorro de Maíta, Cuba

“This book, a true milestone in the archaeology of the Greater Antilles, presents a bold new synthesis and interpretation of El Chorro de Maíta, a native Cuban Indian town caught up in the political and economic domination of the early colonial world.” —Vernon James Knight Jr., author of Iconographic Method in New World Prehistory . […]

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2016 SHA Conference on Historical and Underwater Archaeology

This past weekend, our director Meredith Morris-Babb and acquisitions editor Shannon McCarthy traveled to Washington, DC, to showcase our latest and bestselling historical archaeology titles at the Society for Historical Archaeology 2016 Conference on Historical and Underwater Archaeology. We sold out of dozens of books at the conference, and our latest releases were particularly popular. As always, many […]

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How to Do Archaeology the Right Way, Second Edition

. Praise for the previous edition: . . “[A] clearly written, compelling guide to the practice of professional archaeology.”—Library Journal“Conveys the complex and rigorous nature of modern archaeology, and the interesting story of Florida prehistory that it yields, in an approachable manner.”—Southeastern Archaeology “A deftly written overview of how the original inhabitants of Florida lived, […]

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Pieces of Eight

Expanding on the widely successful X Marks the Spot, Pieces of Eight: More Archaeology of Piracy edited by Charles R. Ewen and Russell K. Skowronek explores the newest findings in the maritime archaeology of piracy. This new archaeology title sold out fast at this week’s Society for Historical Archaeology Conference on Historical and Underwater Archaeology, but you […]

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Our Spring/Summer Catalog is Now Available

Our Spring/Summer 2016 catalog is now available and we’re excited to present a lineup of great reads coming soon from UPF. The cover image is from the beautiful book E. G. Barnhill: Florida Photographer, Adventurer, Entrepreneur, coming in March. Other highlights from the forthcoming season include a magnificent 17,000-mile odyssey from the Everglades to Maine; […]

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Happy New Year from UPF!

  Did you read a University Press of Florida book last year? Did you share one of our books with a friend or family member? Did you follow us on Twitter and Facebook or subscribe to our E-Newsletter to see what our authors and staff members are up to? If you did, we want to say […]

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