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The Governors of Florida

An unparalleled two-hundred-year history of Florida’s highest office, this volume provides the first in-depth examination of all of Florida’s chief executives from the acquisition of Spanish Florida by the United States and the appointment of Andrew Jackson as the territory’s first governor in 1821 to the end of Rick Scott’s tenure in 2019.

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Mary Edwards Bryan: Her Early Life and Works

In this finely crafted literary biography, Canter Brown Jr. and Larry Eugene Rivers examine Bryan's formative years in Florida, Georgia, and Louisiana, pairing historical insights with selections of her best writing to illustrate how the obstacles she overcame shaped what she wrote.

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The Varieties of Women's Experiences: Portraits of Southern Women in the Post–Civil War Century

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Slavery in Florida: Territorial Days to Emancipation

Painstaking research went into this comprehensive volume of slavery in Florida from 1821 to 1865. Using a wealth of historic documents, personal papers, slave testimonies, and census and newspaper reports, Rivers offers new insights into Florida's

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For a Great and Grand Purpose: The Beginnings of the AMEZ Church in Florida, 1864-1905