Black History of Florida: A Reading List

Explore centuries of freedom struggles, political development, community histories, and cultural achievements in this list of our books on the African American heritage of Florida. Including the eras of slavery, segregation, and civil rights, these books delve into both pivotal moments and daily life from throughout the black history of the state. Africa in Florida: … Continue reading Black History of Florida: A Reading List

Virtual Booth Sales Extended

Since conferences we usually attend in the spring have been canceled due to COVID-19 concerns, we are hosting virtual booths with deep discounts on our books and free shipping. All discounts have been extended through June 30. OAH History Sale Visit Our Virtual Booth Use code OAH20 at checkout. SAA and AAPA Archaeology Sale Visit … Continue reading Virtual Booth Sales Extended

Florida History and Anthropology Book Sale

Although both the Florida Historical Society and the Florida Anthropological Society meetings have been canceled, our books are still available in our Florida History and Anthropology Book Sale. We are offering extra deep discount prices and free shipping on all orders with code FHS20 through June 30, 2020. Browse all books here. Need to know … Continue reading Florida History and Anthropology Book Sale

The Governors of Florida

200 years of Florida history through the stories of its governors “A go-to book for all who want to know more about how Florida emerged from a wilderness territory to become the third most populous state in the country.”—from the foreword by Bob Martinez, former governor of Florida “An exemplary book that broadens our knowledge … Continue reading The Governors of Florida

Your Guide to Our 2020 FNPS Gardening Sale

Although the Florida Native Plant Society annual conference has been canceled, our books are still available in our FNPS Gardening Book Sale. We are offering extra deep discount prices and free shipping on all orders with code FNPS20 through May 31, 2020. Browse all books here. Need to know what’s new this year? View highlights … Continue reading Your Guide to Our 2020 FNPS Gardening Sale

From Saloons to Steak Houses

Black beans and vice in Florida’s Cigar City “This rollicking ride through Tampa history captures the flavor of the city through the stories of some of its most colorful and legendary people and places. From bootleggers and jook joints to labor strikes and sit-ins, this is social history at its finest.”—Janine Farver, former executive director, … Continue reading From Saloons to Steak Houses

This Day in Florida History

Short takes on five centuries of history “Takes readers on a 365-day virtual tour through Florida’s 500-year history, from the first documented encounters of Indigenous peoples and Spanish colonial explorer-conquistadors through the Space Age and beyond. Expertly researched and written by professional historians, each entry reconstructs a key moment from Florida’s famously weird, frequently tumultuous … Continue reading This Day in Florida History