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Elvis Ignited The Rise of an Icon in Florida BOB KEALING

“[Presley] comes back to life in the pages of Bob Kealing’s Elvis Ignited. . . . This is the Elvis that created the legend: young, beautiful, raw and revolutionary, a shot of pure energy into mid-century America.” —Tampa Bay Times “Reveal[s] Florida’s crucial role in the life and musical careers of the king of rock ‘n’ roll. . . . The first comprehensive record of a real turning point in American musical history.”—Orlando Sentinel

Hardcover $28.00 ISBN 978-0-8130-6230-3

“This book has the energy of Elvis’s hip-shaking and leg-shaking performances. . . . It’s a time and place not to be forgotten, and Bob Kealing makes it exquisitely memorable.”—Florida Weekly

Florida Soul From Ray Charles to KC and the Sunshine Band JOHN CAPOUYA

“Details the indelible mark left by Florida performers on the national pop culture scene between 1945 and 1980. . . . Entertaining and colorful, Capouya’s book assures that the Sunshine State gets its due alongside the musical hubs of Detroit, Memphis, and New Orleans.” —Publishers Weekly

Hardcover $24.95 ISBN 978-0-8130-5452-0 2

“The story of a state long denied its place in soul capitals. Capouya tells quite a tale, taking us from the legends RC to KC; from Jackie Moore to Sam Moore; to many more.”—Jeffrey M. Lemlich, author of Savage Lost: Florida Garage Bands, the ’60s and Beyond

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Norman Van Aken’s Florida Kitchen NORMAN VAN AKEN

“The big dog of Florida cooking.” —Anthony Bourdain “An excellent collection of recipes that showcase the abundance of seafood and fresh produce of Florida combined with Cuban, Caribbean, and South American influences.” —Emeril Lagasse “Van Aken describes the rich culinary roots and historical traditions of Florida’s cuisine. I have an exceptionally deep craving to try these recipes for the fusion that only Norman has skillfully refined over the years. I trust him implicitly with my palate and soul.” —Mario Batali

Hardcover $28.00 ISBN 978-0-8130-5450-6

“Norman Van Aken is a pioneer in Miami for creating modern cuisine inspired by Latin American and Florida flavors. Norman Van Aken’s Florida Kitchen embodies this creativity and excitement and pays homage to the melding of traditions and innovation. A new essential!”—Eric Ripert, chef and co-owner, Le Bernardin “The father of Florida cuisine has delivered once again! Packed with delicious recipes and peppered with witty humor, this cookbook defines the food of the Sunshine State and offers insight into the great mind of one of America’s most talented and celebrated chefs.”—Virginia Willis, author of Lighten Up, Y’all: Classic Southern Recipes Made Healthy and Wholesome “Vast and delicious, nuanced and intelligent, this essential book reaches as far back as our colonial history and leaps forward to a new and vibrant culinary landscape that speaks not only for Florida but for America as a whole.” —Edward Lee, chef and author of Smoke and Pickles: Recipes and Stories from a New Southern Kitchen “The term ‘fusion’ in cooking, pioneered by Norman Van Aken, motivated me to want to explore the world as a young cook in the ’90s. Norman Van Aken’s Florida Kitchen sheds a light on that revolutionary time and its ongoing role in American cuisine through stories and recipes.”—Alon Shaya, executive chef and partner, Shaya “Inspires readers to roll up their sleeves, don their aprons, and get cooking.” —Ferdinand Metz, president emeritus, Culinary Institute of America MORE BOOKS: UPRESS.UFL.EDU | ORDERS: 800-226-3822

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Voices of Civil Rights Lawyers Reflections from the Deep South, 1964–1980 EDITED BY KENT SPRIGGS

“Fascinating. . . . The kind of book you can open anywhere, maybe thumb back or forth a few pages, and settle into a good story.”—USA Today

Hardcover $45.00s ISBN 978-0-8130-5432-2

“One of the great, largely unknown stories of American history. This volume is a wonderfully evocative demonstration of something often discounted—how important law and lawyers were, and remain, in realizing the promise of full equality for all citizens.”—Kenneth W. Mack, author of Representing the Race

The Revolution That Failed Reconstruction in Natchitoches ADAM FAIRCLOUGH

Available in February “A masterful and revelatory examination of Reconstruction populated by a cast of compelling characters who leap to life in all their glory, gore, and pathos.” —Lawrence N. Powell, author of The Accidental City: Improvising New Orleans

Hardcover $29.95s ISBN 978-0-8130-5662-3 4

“Illuminates a complex period, city, and state and advances a reinterpretation of Reconstruction politics that is both welcome and overdue.”—Paul D. Escott, author of Uncommonly Savage: Civil War and Remembrance in Spain and the United States

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Zombies An Anthropological Investigation of the Living Dead PHILIPPE CHARLIER TRANSLATED BY RICHARD J. GRAY II

“A compelling account of the zombi as an anthropological reality and evocative symbol of a state of dispossession, desperation, and death.”—Roger Luckhurst, author of Zombies: A Cultural History “An adventurer’s anthropological quest offering a novel description of the contemporary zombie.”—Sarah J. Lauro, author of The Transatlantic Zombie Forensic pathologist Philippe Charlier— dubbed the “Indiana Jones of the graveyards”—travels to Haiti where rumors claim that some who die may return to life as zombies.

Paper $18.95 ISBN 978-0-8130-5457-5

When Science Sheds Light on History Forensic Science and Anthropology PHILIPPE CHARLIER WITH DAVID ALLIOT TRANSLATED BY ISABELLE RUBEN

“Well-written and hard to put down. For anyone with an interest in forensic science, this book is a must read.” —Nigel McCrery, author of Silent Witnesses: The Often Gruesome but Always Fascinating History of Forensic Science “This compilation is a fascinating read for the nonspecialist and will further serve as an inspirational set of recommended readings for the next generation of forensic scientists.”—Tim D. White, coauthor of The Human Bone Manual

Paper $18.95 ISBN 978-0-8130-5654-8

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An Ice Age Mystery Unearthing the Secrets of the Old Vero Site RODY JOHNSON

“This lively and fascinating book is an intelligent examination of how scientific endeavor operates over time and how community life can be focused and energized. It’s also filled with portraits of colorful personalities.”—Florida Weekly

Hardcover $24.95 ISBN 978-0-8130-5437-7

“Since the site’s discovery long ago, the complete story of the Old Vero Site has never been told. This is an informative and entertaining account of this remarkable site and its history in American archaeology.”—Thomas D. Dillehay, author of The Settlement of the Americas: A New Prehistory

Willy Ley Prophet of the Space Age JARED S. BUSS

“Beautifully written. Reveals the vicissitudes of an extraordinarily interesting life.”—Michael J. Neufeld, author of Von Braun: Dreamer of Space, Engineer of War “Willy Ley has been a mystery among spaceflight historians for many years. His role as science writer, advocate, and popularizer is known to many but understood by few. This book unpacks that story.”—Roger D. Launius, associate director of collections and curatorial affairs, National Air and Space Museum

Hardcover $34.95s ISBN 978-0-8130-5443-8 6

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The History of Human Space Flight TED SPITZMILLER

“A very competent, complete history of manned spacecraft. . . . A strongly recommended resource.”—Choice “A fascinating human saga of dedication, competition, sacrifice, and achievement.” —Dave Finley, National Radio Astronomy Observatory “An ambitious and thorough history, extending back to the earliest risk takers and innovators who laid the groundwork for the astronauts and cosmonauts who would break the bonds of Earth.” —George Leopold, author of Calculated Risk: The Supersonic Life and Times of Gus Grissom

Hardcover $39.95 ISBN 978-0-8130-5427-8

The Final Mission Preserving NASA’s Apollo Sites LISA WEST WOOD, BETH LAURA O’LEARY, AND MILFORD WAYNE DONALDSON

“Explore[s] the archaeological perspective of preserving sites related to the Project Apollo and moon missions. . . . thoroughly covers the details of the lunar missions and describes how many key landmarks, such as launch pads and other facilities, may no longer exist because of damage and neglect.”—Choice “An excellent overview of artifacts and sites in both terrestrial and extra-terrestrial environments.”—P. J. Capelotti, author of The Human Archaeology of Space Hardcover $34.95s ISBN 978-0-8130-6246-4 MORE BOOKS: UPRESS.UFL.EDU | ORDERS: 800-226-3822

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River and Road Fort Myers Architecture from Craftsman to Modern JARED BECK AND PAMELA MINER

“A fascinating tour of the historic neighborhoods along McGregor Boulevard, blending local history and documenting Fort Myers’s architectural legacy with lavish photographs.” —Gerri Reaves, author of Legendary Locals of Fort Myers “Covers a unique historical precedent by using architecture as snapshots of time during Fort Myers’s growth and development to show how it has become the dynamic and successful city it is today.”—Guy W. Peterson, FAIA Hardcover $45.00 ISBN 978-0-8130-5438-4

Silent Films in St. Augustine THOMAS GRAHAM

“This richly detailed book tells the story of early filmmakers’ adventures in St. Augustine and captures the excitement of their moviemaking escapades.” —Kathryn Fuller-Seeley, coauthor of One Thousand Nights at the Movies: An Illustrated History of Motion Pictures 1895–1915 “Very few people have any idea that St. Augustine played any role in early film history. This book brings St. Augustine into a much larger film conversation.” —Christina Lane, author of Magnolia

Hardcover $24.95 ISBN 978-0-8130-5453-7 8

“Rich and entertaining stories of how St. Augustine lured studios and enriched filmmaking with Henry Flagler’s railroad and architecture era.”—Rita Reagan, Norman Studios Silent Film Museum

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Bad Guys, Bullets, and Boat Chases True Stories of Florida Game Wardens BOB H. LEE

“Lee has both chased some doozies and heard tales of plenty more in his thirty-plus years of duty in the Sunshine State. This riveting book compiles nearly twenty stories.”—Foreword Reviews “Chock-full of adventures. . . . A boatload of true stories gathered from around the state over four decades.”—Florida TimesUnion “Stories are brimming with confrontations and high-stakes action. . . . Once you get into this book, you won’t be able to put it down.”—Florida Weekly

Hardcover $24.95 ISBN 978-0-8130-6244-0

Before the Pioneers Indians, Settlers, Slaves, and the Founding of Miami ANDREW K. FRANK

“In this riveting account, Frank moves beyond stories of recent development to uncover the deep history of a place profoundly shaped by mound-builders, slaves, raiders, and traders. This book will change the way you think about Florida history.”—Christina Snyder, author of Slavery in Indian Country: The Changing Face of Captivity in Early America “Reveals that Old Miami seems a lot like New Miami: a place bursting with energy and desperation, fresh faces, and ancient dreams.”—Gary R. Mormino, author of Land of Sunshine, State of Dreams: A Social History of Modern Florida

Paper $16.95 ISBN 978-0-8130-5451-3

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Florida Weather and Climate More Than Just Sunshine JENNIFER M. COLLINS, ROBERT V. ROHLI, AND CHARLES H. PAXTON

“An outstanding explanation of Florida weather and climate processes and phenomena. A valuable read for all residents of the Sunshine State who spend time outdoors or on the water.”—Jason C. Senkbeil, University of Alabama “A unique and detailed overview of Florida weather as it relates to both small and large scale atmospheric circulations.” —Steven Lazarus, Florida Institute of Technology Hardcover $34.95s ISBN 978-0-8130-5444-5

Ornamental Palm Horticulture TIMOTHY K. BROSCHAT, ALAN W. MEEROW, AND MONICA L. ELLIOT T

SECOND EDITION Praise for the first edition “Avid recreational gardeners, designers, and nursery professionals who enjoy growing dramatic ornamental palms will welcome this comprehensive manual comprising palm biology, propagation techniques, cultural requirements, and overall care.”—Booklist

Paper $39.95 ISBN 978-0-8130-6227-3 10

“A valuable resource for commercial producers, landscapers, palm enthusiasts, and homeowners.”—Florida Gardening

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Backcountry Trails of Florida A Guide to Hiking Florida’s Water Management Districts TERRI MASHOUR

“A revelation for hikers. Mashour knows the backcountry of Florida like few others.” —Robert Silk, author of An Ecotourist’s Guide to the Everglades and the Florida Keys “Provides detailed trail directions, a descriptive sense of each ecosystem, and don’t-miss highlights.”—Michal Strutin, author of Florida State Parks: A Complete Recreation Guide Experience wild Florida with this guide to 100 off-the-grid hikes from every corner of the state.

Paper $19.95 ISBN 978-0-8130-5454-4

Geology of the Florida Keys EUGENE A. SHINN AND BARBARA H. LIDZ

“A joy to read from two of the most prominent geologists who have worked for the better part of their careers in the Florida Keys. Places important environmental focus on modern-day issues facing the island ecosystems, the health of Florida Bay, the nearshore areas, and ultimately the reef tract.”—Donald F. McNeill, University of Miami “Weaves fascinating historical personalities and periods with the geological characteristics of the Florida Keys into a colorful tapestry. A fun, interesting, and informative read!”—Eugene C. Rankey, University of Kansas

Hardcover $34.95s ISBN 978-0-8130-5651-7

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N OW I N PA P E R BA C K

Paper $19.95

Paper $19.95s

ISBN 978-0-8130-5481-0

Trailblazing Mars

NASA’s Next Giant Leap PAT DUGGINS

“Duggins gives you the how of the process along with the facts. Who knows what trails this book will help blaze? Read on.” —Bill Nye the Science Guy® and executive director of The Planetary Society

ISBN 978-0-8130-6455-0

The Politics of Disaster Tracking the Impact of Hurricane Andrew DAVID K. T WIGG

“Twigg has thoroughly researched. . . . [and] assembled an impressive array of facts by pouring through scholarly documents, books, and back issues of magazines.” —Florida Historical Quarterly

Paper $26.95

Paper $24.95

ISBN 978-0-8130-5485-8

Captain “Hell Roaring” Mike Healy From American Slave to Arctic Hero DENNIS L. NOBLE AND TRUMAN R. STROBRIDGE UNITED STATES MARITIME LITERATURE AWARD

ISBN 978-0-8130-5459-9

The Generalship of Muhammad

Battles and Campaigns of the Prophet of Allah RUSS RODGERS

“Impressive. . . . A well-researched and very professional military analysis.”—H-Net

“The definitive biography.”—Naval History 12

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N OW I N PA P E R BA C K

Paper $24.95

Paper $19.95

ISBN 978-0-8130-5486-5

ISBN 978-0-8130-6460-4

Journeys Through Paradise

Backroads of Paradise

GAIL FISHMAN

CATHY SALUSTRI

“Tracks the expeditions of preservationists John James Audubon, John Muir and more.”—Publishers Weekly

“[Salustri] delights in letting people know that to really discover Florida, you have to turn off the congested interstates and explore the state’s towns and cities.” —New York Times

Pioneering Naturalists in the Southeast

A Journey to Rediscover Old Florida

Paper $24.95

Paper $8.95

ISBN 978-0-8130-6450-5

ISBN 978-0-942084-42-9

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Historic Pensacola JOHN J. CLUNE JR. AND MARGO S. STRINGFIELD

Seminole Indian Recipes JOYCE LAFRAY

FLORIDA HISTORICAL SOCIETY CHARLTON TEBEAU BOOK AWARD

“Describes the Panhandle city’s role as a crossroads where colonial European powers jostled for empire.”—Forum: The Magazine of the Florida Humanities Council

Enjoy a taste of Florida’s history with this collection of hearty recipes inspired by Semi­nole cooking. Each dish evokes a time now past, when foods like venison, coontie, pumpkin, heart of palm, and guava were important parts of delicious feasts across the state.

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BESTSELLING BACKLIST Cuban Revelations

Embracing Cuba

Behind the Scenes in Havana

BYRON MOTLEY

MARC FRANK

Paper $19.95

Hardcover $34.95 ISBN 978-0-8130-6115-3

ISBN 978-0-8130-6181-8

Calling Me Home

Rebel on Pointe

Gram Parsons and the Roots of Country Rock

A Memoir of Ballet and Broadway

BOB KEALING

LEE WILSON

Paper $19.95

Hardcover $24.95

ISBN 978-0-8130-6127-6

ISBN 978-0-8130-6008-8

Madame Lalaurie, Mistress of the Haunted House

The Quotable Eleanor Roosevelt

CAROLYN MORROW LONG

EDITED BY MICHELE WEHRWEIN ALBION

Paper $21.95

Hardcover $24.95

ISBN 978-0-8130-6183-2

ISBN 978-0-8130-4494-1

Walking St. Augustine An Illustrated Guide and Pocket History to America’s Oldest City ELSBETH “BUFF” GORDON

Paper $14.95

Alligators in B-Flat Improbable Tales from the Files of Real Florida JEFF KLINKENBERG

Paper $19.95 ISBN 978-0-8130-6184-9

ISBN 978-0-8130-6083-5

Mile Marker Zero

Fringe Florida

The Moveable Feast of Key West

Travels among Mud Boggers, Furries, Ufologists, Nudists, and Other Lovers of Unconventional Lifestyles

WILLIAM MCKEEN

Paper $19.95 ISBN 978-0-8130-6231-0

LYNN WADDELL

Hardcover $24.95 ISBN 978-0-8130-4493-4

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BESTSELLING BACKLIST Pickled, Fried, and Fresh Bert Gill’s Southern Flavors BERT GILL WITH ERIKA NELSON

Hardcover $26.95

Shrimp Country Recipes and Tales from the Southern Coasts ANNA MARLIS BURGARD

Hardcover $26.95 ISBN 978-0-8130-6294-5

ISBN 978-0-8130-6148-1

Field to Feast

Good Catch

Recipes Celebrating Florida Farmers, Chefs, and Artisans

Recipes and Stories Celebrating the Best of Florida’s Waters

PAM BRANDON, KATIE FARMAND, AND HEATHER MCPHERSON

PAM BRANDON, KATIE FARMAND, AND HEATHER MCPHERSON

Hardcover $28.00

Hardcover $28.00

ISBN 978-0-8130-4228-2

ISBN 978-0-8130-6015-6

Cuban Home Cooking Favorite Recipes from a Cuban Home Kitchen JANE COSSIO AND JOYCE LAFRAY REVISED EDITION

The Great Florida Craft Beer Guide MARK DENOTE

Paper $19.95 ISBN 978-0-942084-26-9

Paper $12.95 ISBN 978-0-942084-12-2

Florida Animals for Everyday Naturalists LARRY ALLAN

Paper $19.95 ISBN 978-0-942084-46-7

Everglades America’s Wetland MAC STONE

Hardcover $45.00 ISBN 978-0-8130-4985-4

The Scent of Scandal Greed, Betrayal, and the World’s Most Beautiful Orchid CRAIG PIT TMAN

Paper $20.95

Sustainable Gardening for the Southeast SUSAN M. VARLAMOFF

Paper $29.95 ISBN 978-0-8130-6180-1

ISBN 978-0-8130-6056-9

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BESTSELLING BACKLIST Remembering Paradise Park Tourism and Segregation at Silver Springs LU VICKERS AND CYNTHIA WILSON-GRAHAM

Hardcover $34.95 ISBN 978-0-8130-6152-8

Skyway The True Story of Tampa Bay’s Signature Bridge and the Man Who Brought It Down BILL DEYOUNG

Paper $19.95

A Pioneer Son at Sea Fishing Tales of Old Florida GILBERT L. VOSS EDITED BY ROBERT S. VOSS

Hardcover $19.95 ISBN 978-0-8130-6252-5

Homegrown in Florida EDITED BY WILLIAM MCKEEN

Hardcover $24.95 ISBN 978-0-8130-4205-3

ISBN 978-0-8130-6297-6

They Dared to Dream

Remembering Florida Springs

Florida Women Who Shaped History

TIM HOLLIS

DORIS WEATHERFORD

Hardcover $36.95

Paper $21.95 ISBN 978-0-942084-54-2

ISBN 978-0-8130-6060-6

George Merrick, Son of the South Wind

Florida’s Paved Bike Trails

Visionary Creator of Coral Gables

JEFF KUNERTH AND GRETCHEN KUNERTH

ARVA MOORE PARKS

THIRD EDITION

Hardcover $31.95

Paper $24.95

ISBN 978-0-8130-6151-1

ISBN 978-0-8130-6182-5

Key Lime Cookin’

Florida’s Edible Wild Plants

JOYCE LAFRAY

Paper $8.95 ISBN 978-0-942084-76-4

A Guide to Collecting and Cooking PEGGY SIAS LANTZ

Paper $16.95 ISBN 978-0-942084-38-2

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DISTRIBUTED BY UPF Cuban Art in the 20th Century Cultural Identity and the International Avant Garde

Broken Ground New Directions in Land Art ESSAYS BY WILLIAM FOX AND DAN TOROP

SEGUNDO J. FERNANDEZ, JUAN A. MARTÍNEZ, AND PAUL NIELL

Paper $35.00s

Paper $40.00s

ISBN 978-1-889282-33-6

ISBN 978-1-889282-32-9

Under the Sun Traditions and Innovations in Sustainable Architecture and Urbanism in the Sub-Tropics

The Discipline of Nature Architect Alfred Browning Parker in Florida

EDITED BY SONIA R. CHAO

EDITED BY ALLAN SHULMAN

Paper $49.00s

Paper $24.95s

ISBN 978-0-9754506-3-5

ISBN 978-0-9896815-9-9

Aftermath

Monet and American Impressionism

The Fallout of War— America and the Middle East EDITED BY CAROL MCCUSKER

Paper $45.00s

DULCE M. ROMÁN

Paper $34.95s ISBN 978-0-9833085-1-5

ISBN 978-0-9833085-4-6

Jewelry From Pearls to Platinum to Plastic ULYSSES GRANT DIETZ

Revolutionary Chinese Paper Cuts from the Newark Museum HAN HUIRONG

Paper $29.95s

Paper $29.95s

ISBN 978-0-932828-45-3

ISBN 978-0-932828-41-5

FICTION

FICTION

Wasp Box

Knives, Forks, Scissors, Flames

JASON OCKERT

Paper $19.95

STEFAN KIESBYE

ISBN 978-0-9916404-0-9

Paper $19.95 ISBN 978-0-9916404-2-3

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