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Dance and Gender

“Few volumes tackle the issue of gender and dance with such currency. A work of high quality, thorough in its composition, impeccable in its rigor, and far-reaching in its approach.”—Julie Kerr-Berry, Minnesota State University, Mankato “Generous with data, this collection of accessible research will inspire a variety of emotions from anger to fascination, prompting us […]

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Up to Maughty London

“Fundamentally alters the received wisdom which tends to award Paris a far more central place in the making of Joyce the modernist.”—John McCourt, author of The Years of Bloom: James Joyce in Trieste 1904–1920 “In readings equally attentive to text, avant-text, and context, this book shows us how many roads in Joyce’s life and work led […]

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Travels on the St. Johns River

“Bringing together descriptions and illustrations of the St. Johns River and its characteristic flora and fauna from the golden age of natural history exploration, this book will be useful to both Bartram scholars and amateur naturalists.”—Timothy Sweet, author of American Georgics: Economy and Environment in American Literature, 1580–1864 “Illustrates the unique sense of place of […]

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The Final Mission

“An excellent overview of artifacts and sites in both terrestrial and extra-terrestrial environments.”—P. J. Capelotti, author of The Human Archaeology of Space  “Artfully blends archaeology and historic preservation into a history of the Cold War space race. A compelling argument for preserving America’s twentieth-century space heritage.”—Todd A. Hanson, author of The Archaeology of the Cold […]

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Colonized Bodies, Worlds Transformed

“Breaks new ground regarding how to think about colonial encounters in innovative ways that pay attention to a wide range of issues from health and demography to identity formations and adaptation.”—Debra L. Martin, coeditor of The Bioarchaeology of Violence “Amply demonstrates the breadth and variability of the impact of colonialism.”—Ken Nystrom, State University of New […]

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Broken Chains and Subverted Plans

“Creatively drawing on archaeological, architectural, and documentary evidence, this book explores the dynamic strategies employed by German Americans and African Americans in the nineteenth-century American frontier to navigate the exclusionary, exploitative, and insidious forces of the emerging world capitalist system.”—Frederick H. Smith, author of The Archaeology of Alcohol and Drinking “Two in-depth and insightful case […]

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Dressing the Part

“From Olmec costume switching to Peruvian bundle burials we see which types of power were gendered, which symbols or motifs were power filled, and how these symbols were borne by the living and the dead. This collection showcases a mature gendered archaeology.”—Cheryl Claassen, author of Beliefs and Rituals in Archaic Eastern North America: An Interpretive […]

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Our Spring 2017 Catalog is Now Available

Dear Reader, Our Spring/Summer 2017 catalog is now available and we’re excited to present a lineup of great reads coming soon from University Press of Florida. The cover image is from our new book Elvis Ignited: The Rise of an Icon in Florida, coming in March. The image is reprinted by permission of Charles Trainor Jr. Other […]

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2017 Conference on Historical and Underwater Archaeology

Last week, UPF visited Fort Worth, Texas, to attend the 2017 Conference on Historical and Underwater Archaeology. We had a fantastic time exhibiting our vast array of books on historical and underwater archaeology, as well as mingling with scholars in the field. We saw several of our authors at the conference! Charles R. Ewen and Russell K. Skowronek, authors […]

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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 […]

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