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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In this book, Dale Hutchinson traces the history of American health care and well-being from the colonial era to the present, drawing on evidence from material culture and historical documents.
In this book, the first to explore the role of disability in the writings of James Joyce, contributors examine the varying ways in which Joyce’s texts represent disability and the environmental conditions of his time that stigmatized, isolated, and othered individuals with disabilities.
Women Writers, the Senses, and Technology
Placing women writers at the center of the sensory and technological experimentation that characterized the modernist movement, this book shows how women of the era challenged gendered narratives that limited their power and agency and waged dissent through their radical sensuous writing.
The first complete field guide to the exotic amphibians and reptiles established in the continental United States and Hawaiʻi, this book provides practical identification skills and an awareness of the environmental impacts of these species.
Challenging narratives of Indigenous cultural loss and disappearance, this book highlights collaborative archaeological research and efforts to center the enduring histories of Native peoples in North America through case studies from several regions across the continent.
Africanist Aesthetics and Equity in the Twenty-First Century
Decolonizing contemporary jazz dance practice, this book examines the state of jazz dance theory, pedagogy, and choreography in the twenty-first century, recovering and affirming the lifeblood of jazz in Africanist aesthetics and Black American culture.
In this milestone work, William Fowler uses archaeology, history, and social theory to show that the establishment of cities was essential to Spanish colonialism. Fowler draws upon decades of research at Ciudad Vieja, a sixteenth-century site located in present-day El Salvador and the best-preserved Spanish colonial city in Latin America.
Making, Inhabiting, Studying
In an extensive survey of vernacular architecture from across the entire length of the Andes, this book explores the diverse ways ancient peoples made houses, the ways houses re-create culture, and new perspectives and methods for studying houses.
Lessons from Colonial Williamsburg
Offering an in-depth look at historical archaeology, public history, and reconstruction in Colonial Williamsburg, this volume provides state-of-the-art examples of how the discipline can be used to inform, engage, and educate.
This volume brings together literary and musical compositions of medieval France, identifying the use of voice in these works as a way of articulating gendered identities.
The Oral History of 309
Told in personal interviews, this is the collective story of a punk community in an unlikely town and region, a hub of radical counterculture that drew artists and musicians from throughout the conservative South and earned national renown.
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