The University Press of Florida

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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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People Power

History, Organizing, and Larry Goodwyn's Democratic Vision in the Twenty-First Century

University Press of Florida

Featuring contributions from leading scholar-activists, this book demonstrates how the lessons of history can inform the building of new social justice movements today.

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Earth Politics and Intangible Heritage

Three Case Studies in the Americas

University Press of Florida

Focusing on three communities in the Americas, this book layers archaeological research with oral narratives and social memories, demonstrating a way of reconciling the tension between Western scientific and local Indigenous approaches to history.

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Maximum Insight

Selected Columns

University Press of Florida
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Key Lime Desserts

University Press of Florida, Seaside Publishing

Gourmets and novices alike will rave over easy-to-prepare recipes such as Key Lime Drop Cookies, Frozen Key Lime Cake Supreme, and Key Lime Rum Sherbet.

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The Archaeology of Island Colonization

Global Approaches to Initial Human Settlement

University Press of Florida

This volume details how new theories and methods have recently advanced the archaeological study of initial human colonization of islands around the world, including in the southwest Pacific, the Mediterranean, the Caribbean, and Southeast Asia.

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Todd Bolender, Janet Reed, and the Making of American Ballet

University Press of Florida

This book explores the lives and careers of Todd Bolender and Janet Reed, two unsung trailblazers who were pivotal to the development of ballet in America over the course of the twentieth century.

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The Florida Manatee

Biology and Conservation

University Press of Florida

The Florida Manatee is an engaging, accessible introduction to manatee biology from two scientists who have been at the forefront of manatee research for over three decades.

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Unearthing St. Mary's City

Fifty Years of Archaeology at Maryland's First Capital

University Press of Florida

This volume summarizes the remarkably diverse archaeological discoveries made during the past half century of investigations at the site of St. Mary’s City, the first capital of Maryland and one of the earliest European settlements in America.

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Being a Ballerina

The Power and Perfection of a Dancing Life

University Press of Florida
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Slave Traffic in the Age of Abolition

Puerto Rico, West Africa, and the Non-Hispanic Caribbean, 1815-1859

University Press of Florida
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