A unique Memorial Day Commemoration will take place at 10 am at the historic Thrasher Warehouse Courtyard in downtown Micanopy on Monday, May 25. For the first time, the Seminole Tribe of Florida will be co-participants with representatives of the U.S. Army in honoring both the soldiers and fallen warriors who fought in the Micanopy area during the 2nd Seminole War (1835-1842). Seminole Chairman James Billie will join historian Dr. Joe Knetsch in providing their own perspectives regarding this tumultuous period in Florida history.
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William C. Van Norman. Shade-Grown Slavery: The Lives of Slaves on Coffee Plantations in Cuba. Nashville: Vanderbilt University Press, 2012. 232 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8265-1915-3.
Reviewed by Mark Fleszar
Published on H-Florida (April, 2015)
Commissioned by Jeanine A. Clark Bremer
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The University of South Florida Libraries’ Florida Studies Center in Tampa, FL, invites applications from graduate students for a month-long, in-residence research fellowship. The Patrick Riordan Memorial Research Fellowship awards $2,500 to an M.A. student or Ph.D. candidate engaged in research on a Florida studies topic. The successful applicant will be invited to share his or her research in congenial public forums during the fellowship period.
American Periodicals, the journal of the Research Society for American Periodicals, invites scholarly essays treating any aspect of American periodicals (magazines, newspapers, and other periodical publications) from any historical period. Submissions that treat topics such as editorial policy, financing, production, readership, design, illustration, and circulation of specific periodicals are welcome, as are those that explore the position of American periodicals within the broader culture.