Latest News

The Country Where My Heart Is

“Much needed. Fills an existing gap in the historical period with a wide range of examples from all over the world.”—Margarita Díaz-Andreu, author of A World History of Nineteenth-Century Archaeology: Nationalism, Colonialism, and the Past “Provides new, nuanced perspectives that will inspire studies in the materiality of identity creation and transformation in the past and […]

Continue Reading

Precarious Passages

“Makes a compelling case for a rethinking of narrative moments including slavery, the Middle Passage, and colonization that have defined the fiction produced in a transatlantic geography. Provokes a reassessment of notions of Africa as an ur-home and figurations of nation-state. A must-read.”—Maxine Lavon Montgomery, author of The Fiction of Gloria Naylor: Houses and Spaces […]

Continue Reading

2017 Florida Anthropological Society Meeting

UPF recently traveled to Jacksonville, FL to attend the 2017 Florida Anthropological Society meeting! We had a wonderful time exhibiting our books in anthropology and archaeology and had the chance to mingle with scholars in the field. Several of our authors attended the meeting, including Jerald Milanich, coeditor of Archaeology of the Everglades, Neill Wallis, coeditor of New Histories of Pre-Columbian Florida, […]

Continue Reading

Archaeological Perspectives on the French in the New World

“This book has essentially created a new field of study with a surprising range of insights on the ethnicity, class, gender, and foodways of French speakers of European and African descent adapting to life under British, Spanish, or American political regimes.”—Gregory A. Waselkov, author of A Conquering Spirit: Fort Mims and the Redstick War of […]

Continue Reading

The Anthropology of Marriage in Lowland South America

“Foremost scholars of indigenous Amazonia explore the vast and interesting gap between rules and practice, demonstrating how sociocultural systems endure and even prosper due to the flexibility, creativity, and resilience of the people within them.”—Jeremy M. Campbell, author of Conjuring Property: Speculation and Environmental Futures in the Brazilian Amazon “A landmark volume and a major […]

Continue Reading

Latin American Studies Sale

In honor of the 2017 Congress of the Latin American Studies Association, held last week in Lima, Peru, we are offering 30-60% off books in Latin American studies through May 27. Orders over $50 will receive free shipping. View books at upress.ufl.edu/LASA17. Use code LASA17 at checkout for discount prices.

Continue Reading

Review Roundup

UPF books have received lots of praise in the past few months. Since springtime in Florida is the perfect opportunity to relax outside with a good book, now is a great time to take a look at some of these titles.   . Time magazine reviewed Douglas R. Egerton and Robert L. Paquette’s The Denmark […]

Continue Reading

New Paperback Release: Journeys Through Paradise

“This book is for those inhabited by the same desires that drove the early naturalists afield, who yearn to know wilder territory. We read it voraciously, as if in the understanding of how they loved we might also begin to do so, as if in the reliving of their lives we might recapture some vanishing […]

Continue Reading

2017 American Association of Physical Anthropologists Annual Meeting

Recently, UPF attended the annual meeting of the American Association of Physical Anthropologists in New Orleans, LA! We had a fantastic time displaying our anthropology, archaeology, and bioarchaeology titles, as well as mingling with experts in the field. We saw several of our authors at the conference! Amanda R. Harvey and Haagen D. Klaus, coeditors of Bones of Complexity: Bioarchaeological […]

Continue Reading

Flora of Florida, Volume IV

Praise for volumes I, II, and III “An invaluable source. . . . Wunderlin’s guide brings together his years of work with the flora of Florida.”—Choice “An extremely valuable reference for professional biologists, naturalists, natural resource managers, and plant lovers.”—Economic Botany “A monumental undertaking and a definitive and up-to-date treatise on Florida’s dicotyledons. There is […]

Continue Reading