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“A major new history of Florida.”—Miami Herald
“A jewel, a readable narrative of Florida’s history.”—Tallahassee Democrat
“Undoubtedly will become the standard reference on Florida for the next quarter century.”—Orlando Sentinel
“The reading is as interesting as it is informative.”—Naples Daily News
“A welcome addition to the understanding of the Land of Flowers, from Spain to Spaceport and beyond.”—Pensacola News Journal
“Florida is as much a state of mind as it is a slice of land between the Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico. . . . Florida could become a place of civic texture if we understand its past. Professor Gannon’s book is a good place to begin.”—St. Petersburg Times
“Incorporates much of the new scholarship that has appeared over the last twenty or so years, much of the best of it exploring the lives of African-Americans, Indians, and Florida’s common white folk. . . . For those interested in seeking out the multifaceted aspects of their native or adopted state, this is the place to start.”—Tampa Tribune
I am very pleased with the condition of the book and its speedy delivery. Michael Gannon, the editor, was Father Gannon at the Catholic Student Center associated with the... Read morePublished 16 months ago by Michael J Stewart
A thoroughly enjoyable history of my native state.
Photos are excellent. All-round great read !!
And I am a voracious reader !! Read more
Interesting and thorough, a timely read to celebrate Florida's 500th anniversary. A good novel to go with it would be Patrick Smith's "A Land Remembered".Published on April 13, 2013 by BBFrick
When you have a host of great scholars giving you the history of Florida, you know you are getting the latest-greatest research into Florida's past. Read morePublished on May 13, 2010 by A. Scott
Gannon and the other writers offer a diverse but focused selection of monographs each focused on a specific area of Florida's history, culture, politics, and evolving demographics. Read morePublished on December 11, 2008 by Andrew P. Mahon
The New History of Florida is a great read for those seeking more information about the history of Florida. Read morePublished on May 30, 2008 by Jerry Harding