Now Accepting Applications: The Dave Abrams and Gene Banning Pan Am Research Grant
H-Florida is designed to connect scholars within all academic disciplines of the humanities and social sciences, to serve as a discussion space, and to further research in one of the most ethnically and socioeconomically diverse areas of the United States.
Karen Chase. FDR on his Houseboat, 1924-1926: The Larooco Log. Albany: Excelsior Editions, 2016. 213 pp. $19.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4384-6227-1.
Reviewed by Robert A. Taylor (Florida Institute of Technology) Published on H-Florida (August, 2017) Commissioned by Jeanine A. Clark Bremer
If you are interested in reviewing a book for H-Florida over the summer, please send me an email with a brief statement of your academic interests related to Florida. If you are new to reviewing for H-Florida, please also include your cv with the email. You should send your information to email@example.com.
Jeanine Clark Bremer
Review Editor, H-Florida
VP for Teaching and Learning
The University of South Florida Libraries’ Florida Studies Center in Tampa, FL, invites applications from graduate students for a month-long, in-residence research project. The Patrick Riordan Memorial Research Award offers $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 research period.
David Wheat. Atlantic Africa and the Spanish Caribbean, 1570-1640. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2016. 352 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-2341-2.
Reviewed by Christopher Crenshaw (Florida State University) Published on H-Florida (March, 2017) Commissioned by Jeanine A. Clark Bremer