"Brims with interesting examples and helpful photographs from both the National Archives and the Florida State Archives, which helps make the book informative and useful. For the reader who desires to know more about Florida history in general or that of the Ku Klux Klan in particular, The Invisible Empire is highly recommended. " - Southern Historian
" The book represents one of the best and most concise overvews of Klan history and scholarship to date."
--The Journal of Southern Religion Reviews
"Places the Ku Klux Klan where it belongs: at the center of Florida and U.S. history."
--The Journal of Southern History
"Newton has provided a valuable service by illustrating the long history of the Florida Klan and its ability to adapt to changing times and issues."
--Gulf South Historical Review