Archive | September, 2016

5 Types of Shrimp from the Southern Coasts

In honor of our newest cookbook, Shrimp Country by Anna Burgard, here’s a rundown of the five varieties of shrimp you can find off the southern coasts of the U.S. Although they all can be found in Florida waters, each kind has a unique flavor and a specific location for prime shrimping! From North Carolina […]

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The Casma City of El Purgatorio

“Defines the Casma culture and demonstrates its importance in late Andean prehistory for the north coast of Peru. Vogel’s pioneering work at El Purgatorio sets the stage for anticipated future studies.”–Thomas Pozorski, University of Texas-Pan American “This detailed study fills a major gap in coastal Andean prehistory while also addressing broader issues of ancient urbanism […]

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Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance 2016

Last week, the University Press of Florida traveled to Savannah, Georgia to attend the Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance 2016 Discovery Show! We had a wonderful time showing off our newest books to indie booksellers from across the South and participating in the exciting special events lined up for the weekend. UPF sponsored a Shrimp Cocktail Hour in […]

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Shrimp Country

Embark on a fresh and delicious culinary tour of coastal America! Shrimp Country invites readers to discover the southern shorelines from Texas to the Carolinas, savoring the region’s sea air, salty characters, and succulent shrimp. “Shrimp lovers, both cooks and eaters, absolutely need this book, but so does any traveler or armchair epicure who values […]

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Did ET Call and Did Russia Drop the Ball?

Written by Lawrence Squeri, author of Waiting for Contact: The Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence. . It has emerged that in May 15 of last year, a Russian radio telescope detected a signal spike of the kind that extraterrestrials might send. What did the Russian astronomers at the RATAN-600 radio telescope do? They told no one. The world’s […]

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Miami Architecture FLASH SALE

Celebrate the 100th birthday of Alfred Browning Parker! A principal leader of the “Coconut Grove School” of tropical organic architecture, and attaining an almost rock star-like status in his home city of Miami, Parker’s influence has been felt throughout the United States and the Caribbean. Drawing on local materials and the environment, his goal was utility and […]

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Announcing the First Book from UF Press

UF Press publishes its first book, Cuban Archaeology in the Caribbean, edited by Ivan Roksandic.

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Digging Up a Desert Civilization

Written by Christina A. Conlee, author of Beyond the Nasca Lines: Ancient Life at La Tiza in the Peruvian Desert “How do you know where to dig?” This is the most common question people ask me when they find out I am an archaeologist. People often think archaeological work is very mysterious. In reality, archaeologists […]

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Waiting for Contact

“A cogent, engaging history of humanity’s most ambitious quest–seeking outward for other minds.”–David Brin, author of Existence  “A fascinating perspective on humankind’s obsession for knowing if there is anyone else out there.”–Gerrit L. Verschuur, author of The Invisible Universe: The Story of Radio Astronomy “Squeri has written what will likely be the definitive history of […]

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Beyond the Nasca Lines

“Excellent. This is the first comprehensive cultural history for the Nasca Drainage from the first settlers to the arrival of the Spanish conquistadors.”–Donald A. Proulx, author of A Sourcebook of Nasca Ceramic Iconography: Reading a Culture through Its Art Inhabited for over 5,000 years before European colonization, the site of La Tiza provides an unprecedented […]

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