Henry Knight examines and compares the way California and Florida were promoted, adding to existing historiographies on the two states while providing expert analysis of how railroad kingpins, land barons, agriculturalists, and chambers of commerce invented and popularized an image of these states as the American Paradise.
Edited by Brian Ward, Martyn Bone and William A. Link
Pub Date: 5/14/2013
This book focuses explicitly on how contacts with the peoples, cultures, ideas, and economies of the Atlantic World have decisively shaped the history and culture of the American South from colonial times to the modern era.