Arguing that the accomplishments of Jamaican activist Marcus Garvey and his followers have been marginalized in narratives of the black freedom struggle, this volume builds on decades of overlooked research to reveal the profound impact of Garvey’s post–World War I black nationalist philosophy around the globe and across the twentieth century.
Although Salem's still-active community includes one of the oldest African American congregations in the nation, the evidence contained in God's Fields reveals that during much of the twentieth century, the church’s segregationist past was intentionally concealed. Leland Ferguson's work reconstructing this "secret history" through years of archaeological fieldwork was part of a historical preservation program that helped convince the Moravian Church in North America to formally apologize in 2006 for its participation in slavery and clear a way for racial reconciliation.
Journalist & former FSG editor David Rieff's first book captures the spirit of Miami, America's New Havana. Focusing on the Cuban exile population, Rieff explores Miami's Latinization since the '60s. He interviews the city's most influential Cuban leaders
From amberjack to snook, from roasted Apalachicola oysters to steamed spiny lobster from the Florida
Keys--plus, all the accompanying starters, salads, and sides--Good Catch brings Sunshine State flavor into your kitchen.
A concise and accessible history of the state’s unique political system, its development over the last 150 years, and the most important issues facing it today. Explores the shaping influences of: the state’s early ties to Spain and Great Britain,
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.