Archive | June, 2016

Gathering at Silver Glen

“A theoretically robust and engaging work.”–Donald H. Holly Jr., author of History in the Making: The Archaeology of the Eastern Subarctic “An intellectual tour de force that provides a significant contribution to the literature on hunter-gatherer archaeology.”–David G. Anderson, coeditor of Archaeology of the Mid-Holocene Southeast Broadening our understanding of southeastern hunter-gatherers who lived between […]

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Race and Class in the Colonial Bahamas, 1880-1960

“Deftly unravels the complex historical interrelationships of race, color, class, economics, and environment in the Colonial Bahamas. An invaluable study for scholars who conduct comparative research on the British Caribbean.”–Rosalyn Howard, author of Black Seminoles in the Bahamas “Saunders is to be commended for a scholarly study that prominently features the non-white majority in the […]

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One week left in our Moms, Dads, and Grads sale!

Our annual Moms, Dads, and Grads sale ends June 19! Order with code MDG16 to receive 20-40% off your order plus $1 per book shipping. You can order online at or you can call 800.226.3822. All orders will receive a FREE “color your own Florida landscape” postcard! SHOP NOW

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Documenting the Undocumented

“While the U.S. immigration ‘debate’ turns strident in media circles, Caminero-Santangelo intervenes with a call to read carefully the more complex stories that define us as human and humane.”–Debra A. Castillo, coeditor of Mexican Public Intellectuals “This insightful study brings together Latino fiction, journalistic books, and autobiographical accounts to consider how undocumented people are portrayed […]

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Latin American Studies Association 2016

Last week, UPF was in New York City displaying our books at the Latin American Studies Association 2016 meeting, which celebrated LASA’s 50th anniversary! We had a great time in the city, displaying our collection books in Latin American and Caribbean studies, as well as mingling with conference attendees and scholars in the field. We were excited to catch UPF authors […]

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Win a Signed Copy: Tales from the 5th Street Gym

“Sometimes, the hand of fate touches you—and if you’re lucky, you recognize that your life has changed. I was touched by fate, when, as a doctor in Overtown, Angelo Dundee asked me to look over his new young boxer who was training at the 5th Street Gym. And so Cassius Clay (Muhammad Ali) became part […]

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Disease and Discrimination

“Fascinating yet sobering, this volume highlights the important role that social and political causes of poverty and poor living conditions, beyond the presence of infectious pathogens themselves, play in disease epidemics and high mortality.”–Megan A. Perry, editor of Bioarchaeology and Behavior: The People of the Ancient Near East “Hutchinson effectively argues that disease is not […]

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June 2016 Review Roundup

This month we are jumping into summer with more great reviews for UPF books!   An Ecotourist’s Guide to the Everglades and the Florida Keys By Robert Silk “Offers travel tips as well as insight into ‘Old Florida’ and the region’s Native American roots.”—Publishers Weekly “This handy guide explores the Everglades and the Florida Keys, […]

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Our Fall/Winter Catalog is Now Available!

  Our Fall/Winter 2016 catalog is now available! Click here to check out a lineup of great reads coming soon from UPF. The cover image is from Everglades: America’s Wetland, courtesy of Mac Stone. Other highlights from the forthcoming season include shrimp recipes from the southern coasts; the story of humankind’s quest to discover alien life; an intimate […]

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