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.
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First-Person Narration in Late Medieval Literature
This book examines the rise of an influential new family ofpoetry in the late Middle Ages, analyzing why the allegorical first-personromance embedded itself in the vernacular literature of Western Europe andremained popular for more than two centuries.
New Selected Columns
Veteran journalist Bill Maxwell tackles important issues faced by Florida and broader American society, offering opinions on a wide variety of questions with a focus on race, agricultural labor, education, and the environment.
Black Women’s Politics and the 1977 National Women’s Conference
This volume offers a panoramic view of Black feministpolitics through the stories of Black women who attended the 1977 NationalWomen’s Conference, placing the diversity of Black women’s experiences andtheir leadership at the center of the history of the women’s movement.
Duane Allman and the Journey to Fillmore East
Bob Beatty dives deep into the motivations and musicalbackground of Duane Allman to tell the story of what made At Fillmore Eastnot just a smash hit, but one of the most important live rock albums inhistory.
Methods, Applications, and Advances
Through case studies of faunal remains from Roman Britain,prehistoric Southeast Asia, ancient African pastoral cultures, and beyond, thisvolume illustrates some of the ways stable isotope analysis of ancient animalscan address key questions in human prehistory.
Circulations, Sciences, Media, and Mortal Flesh
Addressing JamesJoyce’s borderlessness and the ways his work crosses or unsettles boundaries ofall kinds, the essays in this volume position borderlessness as a major key tounderstanding Joycean poiesis, opening new doors and new engagements with hiswork.
This is the first volume to explore the understudied side of baseball—how its heritage is understood, interpreted, commodified, and performed for various purposes today, ultimately showing how the performance of baseball heritage can reflect the culture and heritage of a nation.
Works of Art from the Vickers Collection
This book illustrates in full color a generous selection of paintings, drawings, and prints by some of the world’s most significant artists who came to Florida from 1823 to 1950 to capture the “Sunshine State.”
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