Reviews

Author: 
Matthew T. Corrigan, Michael M. Binder, eds.
Reviewer: 
Robert A. Taylor

Taylor on Corrigan and Binder, 'Florida and the 2016 Election of Donald J. Trump'

Matthew T. Corrigan, Michael M. Binder, eds. Florida and the 2016 Election of Donald J. Trump. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2019. 202 pp. $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8130-5623-4

Reviewed by Robert A. Taylor (Florida Institute of Technology) Published on H-Florida (July, 2020) Commissioned by Jeanine A. Clark Bremer (Northern Illinois University)

Author: 
William J. Plott
Reviewer: 
David Lee McMullen

McMullen on Plott, 'Black Baseball's Last Team Standing: The Birmingham Black Barons, 1919-1962'

William J. Plott. Black Baseball's Last Team Standing: The Birmingham Black Barons, 1919-1962. Jefferson: McFarland, 2019. 345 pp. $49.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4766-7788-0

Reviewed by David Lee McMullen (UNC Charlotte) Published on H-Florida (June, 2020) Commissioned by Jeanine A. Clark Bremer (Northern Illinois University)

Author: 
Erica C. Avrami, ed.
Reviewer: 
Christopher Crenshaw

Crenshaw on Avrami, 'Preservation and the New Data Landscape'

Erica C. Avrami, ed. Preservation and the New Data Landscape. New York: Columbia Books on Architecture and the City. Columbia University Press, 2019. 220 pp. $28.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-941332-48-1

Reviewed by Christopher Crenshaw (Florida State University) Published on H-Florida (May, 2020) Commissioned by Jeanine A. Clark Bremer (Northern Illinois University)

Author: 
David J. Nelson
Reviewer: 
Harry Klinkhamer

Klinkhamer on Nelson, 'How the New Deal Built Florida Tourism: The Civilian Conservation Corps and State Parks'

David J. Nelson. How the New Deal Built Florida Tourism: The Civilian Conservation Corps and State Parks. Gainsville: University Press of Florida, 2019. 314 pp. $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8130-5631-9.

Reviewed by Harry Klinkhamer (Venice Museum and Archives) Published on H-Florida (March, 2020) Commissioned by Jeanine A. Clark Bremer (Northern Illinois University)

Author: 
Jerry T. Watkins III
Reviewer: 
F. Evan Nooe

Nooe on Watkins III, 'Queering the Redneck Riviera: Sexuality and the Rise of Florida Tourism'

Jerry T. Watkins III. Queering the Redneck Riviera: Sexuality and the Rise of Florida Tourism. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2018. Illustrations. 202 pp. $79.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8130-5691-3.

Reviewed by F. Evan Nooe (University of North Carolina, Charlotte) Published on H-Florida (February, 2020) Commissioned by Jeanine A. Clark Bremer (Northern Illinois University)

Author: 
James M. Denham, Keith L. Huneycutt, eds.
Reviewer: 
Evan C. Rothera

Rothera on Denham and Huneycutt, 'The Letters of George Long Brown: A Yankee Merchant on Florida's Antebellum Frontier'

James M. Denham, Keith L. Huneycutt, eds. The Letters of George Long Brown: A Yankee Merchant on Florida's Antebellum Frontier. Contested Boundaries Series. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2019. 262 pp. $80.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8130-5638-8.

Reviewed by Evan C. Rothera (University of Arkansas - Fort Smith) Published on H-Florida (December, 2019) Commissioned by Jeanine A. Clark Bremer (Northern Illinois University)

Author: 
John M. Dunn
Reviewer: 
Kathie Beebe

Beebe on Dunn, 'Drying Up: The Fresh Water Crisis in Florida'

John M. Dunn. Drying Up: The Fresh Water Crisis in Florida. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2019. 272 pp. $24.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8130-5620-3.

Reviewed by Kathie Beebe (Florida State University) Published on H-Florida (December, 2019) Commissioned by Jeanine A. Clark Bremer (Northern Illinois University)

Author: 
David Hamilton Golland
Reviewer: 
Kenneth Pike

Pike on Golland, 'A Terrible Thing to Waste: Arthur Fletcher and the Conundrum of the Black Republican'

David Hamilton Golland. A Terrible Thing to Waste: Arthur Fletcher and the Conundrum of the Black Republican. University Press of Kansas, 2019. pages cm. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7006-2764-6.

Reviewed by Kenneth Pike (Florida Institute of Technology) Published on H-Florida (October, 2019) Commissioned by Jeanine A. Clark Bremer (Northern Illinois University)

Author: 
Mary E. Adkins
Reviewer: 
Robert A. Taylor

Taylor on Adkins, 'Making Modern Florida: How the Spirit of Reform Shaped a New State Constitution'

Mary E. Adkins. Making Modern Florida: How the Spirit of Reform Shaped a New State Constitution. Florida Government and Politics Series. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2016. 240 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8130-6285-3.

Reviewed by Robert A. Taylor (Florida Institute of Technology) Published on H-Florida (July, 2019) Commissioned by Jeanine A. Clark Bremer (Northern Illinois University)

Author: 
Erin Stewart Mauldin
Reviewer: 
Thomas Robinson

Robinson on Mauldin, 'Unredeemed Land: An Environmental History of Civil War and Emancipation in the Cotton South'

Erin Stewart Mauldin. Unredeemed Land: An Environmental History of Civil War and Emancipation in the Cotton South. New York: Oxford University Press, 2018. 256 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-086517-7.

Reviewed by Thomas Robinson (Museum of Florida History) Published on H-Florida (April, 2019) Commissioned by Jeanine A. Clark Bremer (Northern Illinois University)

Author: 
Bénédicte Boisseron
Reviewer: 
Andrew Kettler

Kettler on Boisseron, 'Afro-Dog: Blackness and the Animal Question'

Bénédicte Boisseron. Afro-Dog: Blackness and the Animal Question. New York: Columbia University Press, 2018. 288 pp. $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-231-18665-0.

Reviewed by Andrew Kettler (University of Toronto) Published on H-Florida (April, 2019) Commissioned by Jeanine A. Clark Bremer (Northern Illinois University)

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Author: 
Chanelle N. Rose
Reviewer: 
Lewis W. Metzger, V

Metzger, V on Rose, 'The Struggle for Black Freedom in Miami: Civil Rights and America's Tourist Paradise, 1896-1968'

Chanelle N. Rose. The Struggle for Black Freedom in Miami: Civil Rights and America's Tourist Paradise, 1896-1968. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2015. 385 pp. $47.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8071-5766-4.

Reviewed by Lewis W. Metzger, V (Daytona State College/ Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University) Published on H-Florida (December, 2018) Commissioned by Jeanine A. Clark Bremer (Northern Illinois University)

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

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