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.
Beyond the Battlefield
Integrative Approaches to Understanding Subsistence and Society
Through various case studies, this volume illustrates howarchaeologists can use bioarchaeology, zooarchaeology, archaeobotany,architecture, and other evidence to interpret past foodways and reconstructpast social worlds.
Studies in the Processes of Change
Incorporating data from across six continents and tracingthe human experience from the Late Pleistocene to the present, this volumeexamines transitional periods of cultural and environmental changethrough the lenses of archaeology and ethnography.
The Life and Times of Albert L. Altman
In this book, Neil Davison argues that Albert Altman, aDublin-based businessman and Irish nationalist, influenced James Joyce’screation of the character of Leopold Bloom as well as Ulysses’ broaderthemes surrounding race, nationalism, and empire.
A History of Florida Land Conservation
In this comprehensive history of land conservation in Florida, Clay Henderson celebrates the individuals and organizations who made the state a leader in state-funded conservation and land preservation.
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.
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