"One of the pleasures of this book and what would make it an ideal supplementary text for a graduate seminar--is the discovery of illuminating narratives in what might appear to be trivial topics.”
Advances a needed dialogue between scholars of the African Diaspora and those who are engaged in cultivating these connections by remembering the relationship of African people to the state’s history and reimagining the inter-relationship between Africans and Floridians.
The lushly illustrated Africa in Florida [is] a look at the history of the Africans on the peninsula—beginning with Ponce de León’s 1513 voyage.
Offers exciting insights into the histories and cultures of Florida, Africa, and the diaspora.
--Journal of Southern History