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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 […]

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Istwa across the Water

“Untwines the aesthetic, sociohistorical, and spiritual ties that bind and unbind the first black republic to the African continent.”—Gina Athena Ulysse, author of Why Haiti Needs New Narratives: A Post-Quake Chronicle “A nonlinear, creative, powerful reflection on history and the stories we tell about ourselves. What was disconnected is now remembered using the very tools […]

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Why We Need to Preserve the Archaeological Sites on the Moon

Written by Beth Laura O’Leary, coauthor of The Final Mission: Preserving NASA’s Apollo Sites   “Fly me to the moon and let me play among the stars.” —“Fly Me to the Moon” (1954) Lyrics and music by Bart Howard   The moon is one of humanity’s oldest fascinations. It plays a part in all cultures […]

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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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