On the 25th Anniversary of Hurricane Andrew

On this day in 1992, Hurricane Andrew made landfall in Florida. The hurricane overwhelmed South Florida, requiring local, state, and federal emergency responses—in the middle of the 1992 primary election season. The Politics of Disaster shows how elected officials adjusted their strategies and activities in the wake of the storm. Sifting through the post-Andrew election … Continue reading On the 25th Anniversary of Hurricane Andrew

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Society for American Archaeology 2017 Sale!

Visit our Society for American Archaeology virtual booth to browse new and bestselling books in archaeology. Use code SAA17 at checkout to receive discounts up to 60% and free shipping on orders over $50. The special conference discount is good through May 19th! In early April we visited Vancouver, British Columbia, for the Society for American Archaeology 2017 … Continue reading Society for American Archaeology 2017 Sale!

Flash Sale: Music Everywhere

Congratulations to former Eagles guitarist Don Felder on his induction into the Florida Artists Hall of Fame! The ceremony will be held today in Gainesville, Florida, as part of the annual Convening Culture Conference held by the state Division of Cultural Affairs. Read about Felder’s early years making music in Florida in Music Everywhere: The … Continue reading Flash Sale: Music Everywhere

Books for Black History Month

Browse our selection of books for Black History Month! New books explore topics including portrayals of the healthy black self in early black print culture; how slaves built an ethos of “honest labor” and collective humanism; the ways in which African Americans in postbellum Georgia used militia service to define freedom and citizenship; and the … Continue reading Books for Black History Month

Happy New Year from University Press of Florida

Thank you for supporting University Press of Florida over the past year. You’ve helped us continue to publish high-quality books in a variety of subject areas including archaeology, anthropology, history, literature, Latin American studies, science and technology, art, photography, cooking, gardening, and sports. We’d like to show our thanks with a 30% discount on all … Continue reading Happy New Year from University Press of Florida