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Founded in 1945, the University Press of Florida is the official publisher of the State University System of Florida. UPF has published over 2,500 books since its inception and currently releases approximately 80 new titles each year. Its publishing strengths include archaeology, history, literature, Latin American studies, African American studies, space studies, sustainability, and Florida history and culture. UPF engages educators, students, and discerning readers by producing works of global significance, regional importance, and lasting value.

University Press of Florida also includes the imprint, University of Florida Press.

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More Voices of Civil Rights Lawyers

Continuing the Struggle

University Press of Florida

In this book, twenty-three lawyers discuss their experiences in the struggle to advance and maintain civil rights in the United States South, from the 1960s to the 1980s and from Texas to Virginia to Florida.

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Archaeology and Ethnohistory of Iximché

University Press of Florida

This book reconstructs the history of Iximche, the capital of the Cakchiquel Maya in highland Guatemala, based on archaeological and ethnohistorical information.

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Tears and Flowers

A Poet of Migration in Old Key West

University Press of Florida

A rare glimpse into the history and literary culture of the Cuban community in Key West in the early twentieth century, this book makes the poetry of Feliciano Castro—a writer, printer, editor, and cigar factory lector—available in English for the first time.

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Florida Springs

From Geography to Politics and Restoration

University Press of Florida

This book provides a clear and comprehensive overview of the geography, history, science, and politics of Florida’s freshwater springs, informing readers about the deep past and current issues facing these natural wonders of the state.

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Modern Cuban

A Contemporary Approach to Classic Recipes

University Press of Florida

In this cookbook, Ana Quincoces reimagines traditional Cuban recipes for today’s home chefs, helping readers make timeless dishes that showcase the distinctive flavors of classic Cuban cuisine while crafting meals that are accessible to everyone.

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Dry Tortugas

Stronghold of Nature

University Press of Florida

An immersive journey into the stunning beauty, rich biodiversity, and fragile ecosystems of Dry Tortugas National Park, this book combines captivating photographs with insightful narratives to highlight a remote archipelago that has profound ecological significance.

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The Storm

An Antebellum Tale of Key West

University Press of Florida

This book publishes for the first time a newly discovered nineteenth-century manuscript titled The Storm, making widely available what may be the first novella written by a woman in Florida.

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Sunset Colonies

A Visual Elegy to South Florida's Mobile Home Communities

University Press of Florida

In a collection of photographs accompanied by essays, this book portrays the vulnerabilities experienced by residents of South Florida’s mobile home communities amid rapid urban transformation and the threat of economic displacement.

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Florida Spectacular

Extraordinary Places and Exceptional Lives

University Press of Florida

Explaining why the state is more than the “Florida Man” stories and other stereotypes, this book celebrates what makes Florida worth a deeper understanding in a lively trip through the state’s natural beauty and fascinating history.

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Becoming Object

The Sociopolitics of the Samuel George Morton Cranial Collection

University of Florida Press

This book considers the vast collection of skulls amassed by Samuel Morton in the first half of the nineteenth century, using a biohistoric approach to take a close look at the times in which Morton lived, his work, and its complicated legacy.

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James Hudson

Forgotten Forerunner in the Crusade for Civil Rights

University Press of Florida

This book tells the story of James Hudson, a Black philosopher, Florida A&M University professor, activist, and religious leader whose philosophical contributions laid a key piece of the groundwork for the emergence of the civil rights movement.

  • Copyright year: 2024
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Chronicling Amazon Town

Eight Decades of Research and Engagement in Gurupá, Brazil

University of Florida Press

This book brings together the work of researchers from a variety of fields to provide a comprehensive synthesis of local and regional studies in the town of Gurupá in Brazil, ranging from archaeological findings to ethnohistory and sociocultural anthropology.

  • Copyright year: 2024
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