The New History of Florida / Edition 1

The New History of Florida / Edition 1

by Michael Gannon
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University Press of Florida

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The New History of Florida / Edition 1

This book is the first comprehensive history of the state to be written in a quarter of a century, is the culmination of the most recent and significant work from a galaxy of specialists.

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ISBN-13: 9780813014159
Publisher: University Press of Florida
Publication date: 01/28/1996
Edition description: First
Pages: 492
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations ix

Introduction Michael Gannon xiii

1 Original Inhabitants Jerald T. Milanich 1

2 First European Contacts Michael Gannon 16

3 Settlement and Survival Eugene Lyon 40

4 Republic of Spaniards, Republic of Indians Amy Turner Bushnell 62

5 The Missions of Spanish Florida John H. Hann 78

6 Raids, Sieges, and International Wars Charles W. Arnade 100

7 Pensacola, 1686-1763 William S. Coker 117

8 British Rule in the Floridas Robin F. A. Fabel 134

9 The Second Spanish Period in the Two Floridas William S. Coker Susan R. Parker 150

10 Free and Slave Jane Landers 167

11 Florida's Seminole and Miccosukee Peoples John K. Mahon Brent R. Weisman 183

12 U.S. Territory and State Daniel L. Schafer 207

13 The Civil War, 1861-1865 Canter Brown, Jr. 231

14 Reconstruction and Renewal, 1865-1877 Jerrell H. Shofner 249

15 Prelude to the New Florida, 1877-1919 Samuel Proctor 266

16 Fortune and Misfortune: The Paradoxical Twenties William W. Rogers 287

17 The Great Depression William W. Rogers 304

18 World War II Gary R. Mormino 323

19 Florida Politics in the Twentieth Century David R. Colburn 344

20 The African-American Experience in Twentieth-Century Florida Maxim D. Jones 373

21 From Migration to Multiculturalism: A History of Florida Immigration Raymond A. Mohl George E. Pozzetta 391

22 The Big Change in the Sunshine State: A Social History of Modern Florida Raymond A. Mohl Gary R. Mormino 418

Contributors 449

Index 452

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New History of Florida 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Wordy1 More than 1 year ago
Michael Gannon has created the best historical resource guide ever. The book is well written and entertaining - not just for the history buff, but for anyone that ever wanted to know what lies behind the state's rich cultural past.