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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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Revolting Things

An Archaeology of Shameful Histories and Repulsive Realities

University Press of Florida

In this book, Paul Mullins examines a wide variety of material objects and landscapes that induce anxiety, provoke unpleasantness, or simply revolt us, looking at the way the material world shapes how we imagine, express, and negotiate difficult historical experiences.

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James Monroe

A Republican Champion

University Press of Florida

Despite serving his country for 50 years and being among the most qualified men to hold the office of president, James Monroe is an oft-forgotten Founding Father. In this book, Brook Poston reveals how Monroe attempted to craft a legacy for himself as a champion of American republicanism.    

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Illustrated Plants of Florida and the Coastal Plain

University Press of Florida

Updated with over 200 new illustrations as well as current plant names and taxonomies, this volume is an indispensable identification guide to nearly 1,400 species of plants, both common and rare, found in Florida and neighboring coastal states.

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The Timucuan Chiefdoms of Spanish Florida

Volume II: Resistance and Destruction

University Press of Florida
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The Timucuan Chiefdoms of Spanish Florida

Volume I: Assimilation

University Press of Florida
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Finding Balanchine's Lost Ballets

Exploring the Early Choreography of a Master

University Press of Florida

In the first book to focus exclusively on George Balanchine’s early Russian ballets, most of which have been lost to history, Elizabeth Kattner offers new insights into the artistic evolution of a legend through her reconstruction of his first group ballet, Funeral March.

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The Valkyries’ Loom

The Archaeology of Cloth Production and Female Power in the North Atlantic

University Press of Florida

Michèle Hayeur Smith uses Viking textiles as evidence for the little-known work of women in the Norse colonies that expanded from Scandinavia across the North Atlantic in the 9th century AD.

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Ordinary Masochisms

Agency and Desire in Victorian and Modernist Fiction

University Press of Florida
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Tampa

Impressions of an Emigrant

By Wenceslao Gálvez y Delmonte; Translated by Noel M. Smith; Introduction and notes by Noel M. Smith and Andrew T. Huse
University Press of Florida

Translated into English with extensive notes and a wealth of supplementary material, this narrative of a nineteenth-century Cuban émigré brings to life the early Cuban exile communities in Tampa.

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Chesterfield Smith, America's Lawyer

University Press of Florida

This biography follows the life of Chesterfield Smith, a defining Florida figure who led the Florida Bar, masterminded the drafting of a new state constitution, and spearheaded the American Bar Association’s condemnation of Richard M. Nixon during the Watergate scandal.

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