Reviews

Author: 
David Arbesú
Reviewer: 
Peter Ferdinando

Ferdinando on Arbesú, 'Pedro Menéndez de Avilés and the Conquest of Florida: A New Manuscript'

David Arbesú. Pedro Menéndez de Avilés and the Conquest of Florida: A New Manuscript. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2017. xii + 431 pp. $74.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8130-6124-5.

Reviewed by Peter Ferdinando (University of North Carolina at Charlotte) Published on H-Florida (May, 2018) Commissioned by Jeanine A. Clark Bremer (Northern Illinois University)

Author: 
Gregory W. Bush
Reviewer: 
Nicole Currier

Currier on Bush, 'White Sand, Black Beach: Civil Rights, Public Space, and Miami's Virginia Key'

Gregory W. Bush. White Sand, Black Beach: Civil Rights, Public Space, and Miami's Virginia Key. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2016. 304 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8130-6264-8.

Reviewed by Nicole Currier (Washington Adventist University) Published on H-Florida (March, 2018) Commissioned by Jeanine A. Clark Bremer (Northern Illinois University)

Author: 
Karen Chase
Reviewer: 
Robert A. Taylor

Taylor on Chase, 'FDR on his Houseboat, 1924-1926: The Larooco Log'

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

Author: 
David Wheat
Reviewer: 
Christopher Crenshaw

Crenshaw on Wheat, 'Atlantic Africa and the Spanish Caribbean, 1570-1640'

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

Author: 
George Edward Milne
Reviewer: 
F. Evan Nooe

Nooe on Milne, 'Natchez Country: Indians, Colonists, and the Landscapes of Race in French Louisiana'

George Edward Milne. Natchez Country: Indians, Colonists, and the Landscapes of Race in French Louisiana. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2015. 313 pp. $26.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8203-4750-9.

Reviewed by F. Evan Nooe (University of North Carolina-Charlotte) Published on H-Florida (March, 2017) Commissioned by Jeanine A. Clark Bremer

Author: 
Gilbert L. Voss
Reviewer: 
Dan Wells

Wells on Voss, 'Pioneer Son at Sea: Fishing Tales of Old Florida'

Gilbert L. Voss. Pioneer Son at Sea: Fishing Tales of Old Florida. Gainesville: University Press Of Florida, 2016. 200 pp. $19.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8130-6252-5.

Reviewed by Dan Wells (Florida State University) Published on H-Florida (February, 2017) Commissioned by Jeanine A. Clark Bremer

Author: 
Laura Visser-Maessen
Reviewer: 
Jeff Donnelly

Donnelly on Visser-Maessen, 'Robert Parris Moses: A Life in Civil Rights and Leadership at the Grassroots'

Laura Visser-Maessen. Robert Parris Moses: A Life in Civil Rights and Leadership at the Grassroots. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2016. 456 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-2798-4.

Reviewed by Jeff Donnelly (Miami Design Preservation League) Published on H-Florida (November, 2016) Commissioned by Jeanine A. Clark Bremer

A Tremor in the Middle of the Iceberg

Author: 
Robert Heinrich, Deborah Harding
Reviewer: 
Evan Rothera

Rothera on Heinrich and Harding, 'From Slave to Statesman: The Life of Educator, Editor, and Civil Rights Activist Willis M. Carter of Virginia'

Robert Heinrich, Deborah Harding. From Slave to Statesman: The Life of Educator, Editor, and Civil Rights Activist Willis M. Carter of Virginia. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2016. 162 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8071-6265-1.

Reviewed by Evan Rothera (Penn State University) Published on H-Florida (October, 2016) Commissioned by Jeanine A. Clark Bremer

Author: 
Barbara Krauthamer
Reviewer: 
Bryan Rindfleisch

Rindfleisch on Krauthamer, 'Black Slaves, Indian Masters: Slavery, Emancipation, and Citizenship in the Native American South'

Barbara Krauthamer. Black Slaves, Indian Masters: Slavery, Emancipation, and Citizenship in the Native American South. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2013. xiii + 211 pp. $29.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-0710-8.

Reviewed by Bryan Rindfleisch (Marquette University) Published on H-Florida (August, 2016) Commissioned by Jeanine A. Clark Bremer

Author: 
Nicolas G. Rosenthal
Reviewer: 
Nathaniel Holly

Holly on Rosenthal, 'Reimagining Indian Country: Native American Migration and Identity in Twentieth-Century Los Angeles'

Nicolas G. Rosenthal. Reimagining Indian Country: Native American Migration and Identity in Twentieth-Century Los Angeles. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2012. xi + 239 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-3555-5.

Reviewed by Nathaniel Holly (College of William & Mary) Published on H-Florida (July, 2016) Commissioned by Jeanine A. Clark Bremer

Author: 
James M. Denham
Reviewer: 
Philip Smith

Smith on Denham, 'Florida Founder William P. DuVal: Frontier Bon Vivant'

James M. Denham. Florida Founder William P. DuVal: Frontier Bon Vivant. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2015. 456 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-61117-466-3.

Reviewed by Philip Smith (Texas A&M University) Published on H-Florida (March, 2016) Commissioned by Jeanine A. Clark Bremer

Governor Nimrod Wildfire, a Founder of Florida

Author: 
Nancy Shoemaker
Reviewer: 
Stephen Vickory

Vickory on Shoemaker, 'Native American Whalemen and the World: The Contingency of Race'

Nancy Shoemaker. Native American Whalemen and the World: The Contingency of Race. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2015. Maps, tables. 320 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-2257-6.

Reviewed by Stephen Vickory (College of William & Mary) Published on H-Florida (January, 2016) Commissioned by Jeanine A. Clark Bremer

Author: 
Holly Allen
Reviewer: 
Chris Wilhelm

Wilhelm on Allen, 'Forgotten Men and Fallen Women: The Cultural Politics of New Deal Narratives'

Holly Allen. Forgotten Men and Fallen Women: The Cultural Politics of New Deal Narratives. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2015. 272 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8014-5357-1.

Reviewed by Chris Wilhelm (College of Coastal Georgia) Published on H-Florida (December, 2015) Commissioned by Jeanine A. Clark Bremer

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