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From Yellow Dog Democrats to Red State Republicans: Florida and Its Politics since 1940

David R. Colburn

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780813044859
eISBN:
9780813046372
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044859.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This substantially revised new edition depicts the transformation of Florida, beginning with World War II and spanning Republican Rick Scott's first term as Governor of the state in 2012. Following a ... More


Constance Fenimore Woolson and Lafcadio Hearn: Extending the Boundaries of the Transnational South

John Wharton Lowe

in Calypso Magnolia: The Crosscurrents of Caribbean and Southern Literature

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469628882
eISBN:
9781469628059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628882.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter takes up the important role travel writing played in presentations of the circumCaribbean, both in standard accounts and in fictions that explore tropical regions. Two writers not ... More


They Dared to Dream: Florida Women Who Shaped History

Doris Weatherford

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060606
eISBN:
9780813050997
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060606.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This portrayal of Florida's guiding matriarchs highlights the myriad contributions women have made throughout Florida's history. From the select few who traveled with Ponce de Leon to the state's ... More


La Florida: Five Hundred Years of Hispanic Presence

Viviana Díaz Balsera and Rachel A. May (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813060118
eISBN:
9780813050485
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060118.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

La Florida: Five Hundred Years of Hispanic Presence aims to facilitate an interdisciplinary understanding of the complex Trans-Atlantic connections between Spain, Africa and the Americas that ... More


Introduction

Tanya M. Peres

in Trends and Traditions in Southeastern Zooarchaeology

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049274
eISBN:
9780813050102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049274.003.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Methodology and Techniques

This introduction by Tanya M. Peres provides a synthesis of the historical foundations of zooarchaeology in the Southeast. Included in this synthesis are brief histories of the three founding centers ... More


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