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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Intersections

Art and Islamic Cosmopolitanism

University of Florida Press

This richly illustrated volume highlights the history of Islamic cosmopolitanism as documented through works of art from the eighth century to the present, examining artistic exchange between Muslim and non-Muslim societies.

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Quilcapampa

A Wari Enclave in Southern Peru

University Press of Florida

Analyzing evidence from the site of Quilcapampa in the Sihuas Valley of Southern Peru, contributors to this volume discuss the ninth-century settlement’s relationship to the broader Wari empire and reimagine the empire’s role in the widespread changes of the Andean Middle Horizon period.

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Negotiating Heritage through Education and Archaeology

Colonialism, National Identity, and Resistance in Belize

University Press of Florida

Combining years of ethnographic research with British imperial archival sources, this book reveals how cultural heritage has been negotiated by colonial, independent state, and community actors in Belize from the late nineteenth century to the present.

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The Archaeology of New Netherland

A World Built on Trade

University Press of Florida

This volume illuminates the influence of the Dutch empire in North America, assembling evidence from seventeenth-century settlements located in present-day New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, and Delaware.

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The Citizenship Education Program and Black Women's Political Culture

University Press of Florida

This book details how African American women used lessons in basic literacy to crack the foundation of white supremacy and sow seeds for collective action during the civil rights movement.

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Teaching Haiti

Strategies for Creating New Narratives

University of Florida Press

This volume provides guidance on teaching about Haiti’s history and culture from a multidisciplinary perspective, offering ways of reshaping old narratives through women’s and gender studies, poetry, theater, art, religion, language, politics, history, and popular culture.

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Rewriting Joyce's Europe

The Politics of Language and Visual Design

University Press of Florida

This book sheds light on how the text and physical design of James Joyce’s two most challenging works, Ulysses and Finnegans Wake, reflect changes that transformed Europe between World War I and II.

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The Ecology of the Trees, Shrubs, and Woody Vines of Northern Florida

University Press of Florida

This book is a compendium of ecological information on 244 species of trees, shrubs, and woody vines found in the northern half of the Florida peninsula and in the Florida panhandle.

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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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