University of Florida Press

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Healthcare in Latin America: History, Society, Culture

Illustrating the diversity of disciplines that intersect within global health studies, contributors to this volume explore the development and representation of public health in Latin American countries.

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Jewish Experiences across the Americas: Local Histories through Global Lenses

This volume explores the local specificities and global forces that shaped Jewish experiences in the Americas across five centuries, illuminating the culturally, religiously, and politically diverse lives of Jewish minorities in the Western Hemisphere.

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Life in Space: NASA Life Sciences Research during the Late Twentieth Century

This book explores the many aspects and outcomes of NASA’s research in life sciences, a little-understood endeavor that has often been overlooked in histories of the space agency

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Bioarchaeology of Care through Population-Level Analyses

Representing current and emerging methods and theory, this volume introduces new avenues for exploring how prehistoric and historic communities provided healthcare for their sick, injured, and disabled members.

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Presidios of Spanish West Florida

This book provides the first comprehensive synthesis of historical and archaeological investigations conducted at the fortified settlements built by Spain in the Florida panhandle from 1698 to 1763.

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Ninety Miles and a Lifetime Away: Memories of Early Cuban Exiles

Bringing together an unprecedented number of extensive personal stories, this book shares the triumphs and heartbreaking moments experienced by some of the first Cubans to come to the United States after Fidel Castro took power in 1959.

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The Dissidence of Reinaldo Arenas: Queering Literature, Politics, and the Activist Curriculum

Focusing on the didactic nature of the work of Reinaldo Arenas, this book demonstrates the Cuban writer’s influence as public pedagogue, mentor, and social activist whose teaching on resistance to normative ideologies resonates in societies past, present, and future.

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African American Studies: 50 Years at the University of Florida

African American Studies: 50 Years at the University of Florida provides an impactful overview of African American Studies; documents the research of Black faculty at UF; examines how African American Studies encourages community engagement and service; contains testimonies from community elders; and includes reflections by and about prominent UF alumni such as Judge Stephan Mickle and Dr. David Horne.

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Neo-Authoritarian Masculinity in Brazilian Crime Film

An incisive analysis of contemporary crime film in Brazil, this book focuses on how movies in this genre represent masculinity and how their messages connect to twenty-first-century sociopolitical issues.

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The Lost Cinema of Mexico: From Lucha Libre to Cine Familiar and Other Churros

This volume challenges the dismissal of Mexican filmmaking during the 1960s through 1980s, an era long considered a low-budget departure from the nation’s earlier Golden Age, examining the critical implications of discovering, uncovering, and recovering forgotten or ignored films.