Excerpt from This Day in Florida History

Published in connection with University Press of Florida's 75th anniversary, This Day in Florida History is a 365-day tour through five centuries of Florida history. Featuring one entry per day of the year, this book is an enlightening collection of moments that illustrate the depth and complexity of the state's past. You can read the … Continue reading Excerpt from This Day in Florida History

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

Borderland Narratives

“Breathes new life into the borderlands debate by reinforcing that ‘borderlands’ are more than mere locations—they are also imagined spaces and metaphorical tools with which scholars can explore the commonalities of human experiences across time and place.”—Kristo fer Ray, author of Middle Tennessee, 1775–1825: Progress and Popular Democracy on the Southwestern Frontier “Offers a wide-ranging … Continue reading Borderland Narratives