Browse by Subject: History

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Florida: A Short History, Revised Edition

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Making Waves: Female Activists in Twentieth-Century Florida

By illuminating the involvement of the state's women in many of these fundamental issues, Making Waves provides a long-overdue chapter in Florida history. It will also contribute to the advancement of the study of women's history by examining women's activism in a variety of contexts and illustrating how this activism was often circumscribed by class and racial bias. 

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Journeys with Florida's Indians

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Jacksonville Greets the Twentieth Century: The Pictorial Legacy of Leah Mary Cox

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In the Eye of Hurricane Andrew

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Florida Hurricanes and Tropical Storms: 1871-2001, Expanded Edition

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A Seminole Legend: The Life of Betty Mae Tiger Jumper

The life and times of the first female head of the Seminole Tribe, the most decorated member of the Seminole Tribe of Florida.

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The Invisible Empire: The Ku Klux Klan in Florida

From Reconstruction to the 21st century, Newton chronicles 130 years of KKK activity in Florida, detailing the individuals, crimes, and organizational connections that have made this klan group group one of the most violent and enduring in the country.

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An Early Florida Adventure Story: The Fray Andrés de San Miguel Account

Among documents of Florida’s Spanish colonial period, few eyewitness accounts exist. One of these, the 1595 narrative by Fray Andrés de San Miguel, describes the two-year odyssey of a teenager from Spain across the Atlantic to Mexico, Havana, and Florida

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Castles in the Sand: The Life and Times of Carl Graham Fisher

This definitive biography of the famous developer traces the life of a fascinating entrepreneur. Born in Indiana, Fisher helped build the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and headed promotion for the Indy 500. But these feats were only prologue to his grandest