Askew led a group of politicians from both parties who sought—and achieved—judicial reform, redistricting, busing and desegregation, the end of
the Cross Florida Barge Canal, the Sunshine Amendment, and much more.
Travelling to Florida’s most interesting cemeteries, Haskins visits Napoleon’s nephew, tells the gruesome story of a man who dug up his love and
lived with her for seven years, and even shares a murder mystery. Whether the final resting places of Civil War soldiers killed
in battle or of the four-hundred-year-old remains of nuns peacefully interred
by their shell-studded chapel, each plot has a unique story to tell.
The first book to focus exclusively on how—and why—tourism came to define Florida. Offering a concise look at the subject from the 1820s to the present, Tracy Revels demonstrates tourism’s relevance to all other major aspects of Florida history, including the Civil War, the land boom, and civil rights.
America's Hundred Years' War offers more than a chronicle of the politics and economics of international rivalry. It provides a narrative of humanity and inhumanity, arrogance and misunderstanding, and outright bloodshed between vanquisher and vanquished as well.