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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Exotic Amphibians and Reptiles of the United States

University Press of Florida

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.

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Ancient Andean Houses

Making, Inhabiting, Studying

University Press of Florida

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.

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Unearthing the Missions of Spanish Florida

University of Florida Press

This volume presents new data and interpretations from research at Florida’s Spanish missions, drawing on the past thirty years of work at sites from St. Augustine to the panhandle.

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Historical Archaeology in the Twenty-First Century

Lessons from Colonial Williamsburg

University Press of Florida

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.

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Home in Florida

Latinx Writers and the Literature of Uprootedness

University of Florida Press

This collection presents a selection of the best literature of displacement and uprootedness by some of the most talented contemporary Latinx writers who have called Florida home.

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Delivering Cuba Through the Mail

Cuba’s Presence in Non-Cuban Postage Stamps and Envelopes

University of Florida Press, Library Press at UF
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Urban Ecology for Citizens and Planners

University of Florida Press

This volume offers a wealth of information and examples for those looking to help bring urban environments into harmony with the natural world and make cities more sustainable.

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Methods, Mounds, and Missions

New Contributions to Florida Archaeology

University of Florida Press

Offering innovative ways of looking at existing data, as well as compelling new information, about Florida’s past, this volume updates current archaeological interpretations and demonstrates the use of new and improved tools to answer larger questions.

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New Methods and Theories for Analyzing Mississippian Imagery

University of Florida Press

Exploring various methodological and theoretical approaches to pre-Columbian visual culture, the essays in this volume reconstruct dynamic accounts of Native American history across the U.S. Southeast.

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Gender and Voice in Medieval French Literature and Song

University Press of Florida

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.

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Reimagining the Gran Chaco

Identities, Politics, and the Environment in South America

University of Florida Press

This volume traces the socioeconomic and environmental changes taking place in the Gran Chaco, a vast and richly biodiverse ecoregion in South America, illuminating how the region’s many indigenous groups are negotiating these transformations in their own terms.

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Imperiled Reef

The Fascinating, Fragile Life of a Caribbean Wonder

University of Florida Press

This book brings alive the richly diverse world of an underwater paradise, the second largest coral structure on the planet: the Mesoamerican Barrier Reef.

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