Archive | March, 2017

African American Intellectual History Society 2017 Conference

UPF recently traveled to Nashville, Tennessee to attend the African American Intellectual History Society 2017 conference! We had a great time exhibiting our books in African American intellectual history and had the chance to mingle with scholars in the field. We saw some of our authors at the conference, including Gregory Mixon, author of Show Thyself a Man: Georgia State Troops, […]

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Multiethnicity and Migration at Teopancazco

“Illuminates a multiethnic neighborhood within one of the world’s greatest urban developments of ancient times. Presents some of the most sophisticated new scientific techniques that are allowing scholars to see the details of life in the ancient world in a vivid dimension that has not before been possible.”—Cynthia Robin, author of Everyday Life Matters: Maya […]

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Simplicity, Equality, and Slavery

We are proud to announce the latest book in the Florida Museum of Natural History’s Ripley P. Bullen Series, published by the University of Florida Press. “A significant empirical contribution to the transdisciplinary study of eighteenth-century Atlantic history and the colonial history of the Christian Church.”—Dan Hicks, author of The Garden of the World: An […]

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We Come for Good

“Offers a unique perspective on tribal approaches to managing historic preservation and addresses the multiplicity of issues common to all tribal historic preservation groups.”—Joe Watkins, director, Tribal Relations and American Cultures Program, National Park Service “A concise, detailed account regarding the enormity of the task THPOs face in successfully navigating the two worlds of federal […]

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Fall 2017 Internships at the University Press of Florida

We are now accepting applications for our fall 2017 internship program!   Are you a student in Gainesville, Florida? Are you interested in learning about book and journal publishing? Apply for a fall internship at the University Press of Florida! We are seeking interns in the following areas:   Acquisitions Editorial, Design, and Production Sales […]

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The History of Human Space Flight

“A fascinating human saga of dedication, competition, sacrifice, and achievement.”—Dave Finley, National Radio Astronomy Observatory “An ambitious and thorough history, extending back to the earliest risk takers and innovators who laid the groundwork for the astronauts and cosmonauts who would break the bonds of Earth.”—George Leopold, author of Calculated Risk “Brings many of the personalities […]

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Awards Announcements: Our Authors’ Recent Wins

The University Press of Florida proudly presents our most recent award-winning titles and authors!   Walking St. Augustine: An Illustrated Guide and Pocket History to America’s Oldest City by Elsbeth “Buff” Gordon and Hotel Ponce de Leon: The Rise, Fall, and Rebirth of Flagler’s Gilded Age Palace by Leslee F. Keys have been awarded the Historic St. Augustine Research […]

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The Denmark Vesey Affair

Read TIME magazine’s review of The Denmark Vesey Affair . “Brilliantly conceptualized, exhaustively researched, and eloquently written, it is a gold mine for anyone interested in America’s ongoing dilemma with slavery and race.”—John Stauffer, author of Giants: The Parallel Lives of Frederick Douglass and Abraham Lincoln “This stunning and magisterial documentary history accumulates and analyzes much evidence never […]

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Review Roundup

University Press of Florida books have received lots of positive attention recently.   In an interview with Cathy Salustri about her book, Backroads of Paradise: A Journey to Rediscover Old Florida, the New York Times notes the author “delights in letting people know that to really discover Florida, you have to turn off the congested Interstates and explore the state’s […]

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An Ice Age Mystery

“A fascinating recounting of the early discovery of a Paleolithic human and the issues that were engendered by various opposing scientific views of the validity of the discovery and its analysis.”—Dennis Stanford, coauthor of Across Atlantic Ice: The Origin of America’s Clovis Culture “Since the site’s discovery long ago, the complete story of the Old […]

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