Review Roundup

It’s been a busy summer for reviews at UPF! Two new books, Silent Films in St. Augustine and Florida Soul: From Ray Charles to KC and the Sunshine Band were just reviewed in Library Journal:   John Capouya’s Florida Soul “adds a significant entry to the scholarship on soul music. . . . Throughout these … Continue reading Review Roundup

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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 … Continue reading Why We Need to Preserve the Archaeological Sites on the Moon

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 … Continue reading The Final Mission