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Recent Content

Author: 
Katrina Dyonne Thompson
Reviewer: 
Christine Rizzi

Rizzi on Thompson, 'Ring Shout, Wheel About: The Racial Politics of Music and Dance in North American Slavery'


Katrina Dyonne Thompson. Ring Shout, Wheel About: The Racial Politics of Music and Dance in North American Slavery. Champaign: University of Illinois Press, 2014. 256 pp. $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-252-03825-9; $28.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-252-07983-2.

Reviewed by Christine Rizzi (University of Mississippi)
Published on H-Florida (March, 2015)
Commissioned by Jeanine A. Clark Bremer

2nd Seminole War Dead

"After the war's conclusion in 1842, the remains of Dade, his men, and more than 1,300 other soldiers who died during the war, were reinterred in three large funerary vaults at what was then the St. Francis Barracks Cemetery and topped with a coquina stone pyramid."

Leland Hawes Undergraduate Prize in Florida Studies

The Tampa Bay History Center and University of South Florida Libraries’ Florida Studies Center invite undergraduate student submissions for the Leland Hawes Undergraduate Prize in Florida Studies.

Undergraduate students working toward a bachelor’s degree are encouraged to apply. Subjects must cover Florida Studies ranging from Florida’s pre-colonial past through the twentieth century. Proper citations must be included.

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