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Making Modern FloridaHow the Spirit of Reform Shaped a New State Constitution

Making Modern Florida: How the Spirit of Reform Shaped a New State Constitution

Mary E. Adkins

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813062853
eISBN:
9780813051802
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062853.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Making Modern Florida fills a gap in the scholarship and literature by examining how Florida’s Constitution was revised in 1968. The changes and growth churning through Florida in the mid-twentieth ... More

Challenge and ChangeRight-Wing Women, Grassroots Activism, and the Baby Boom Generation

Challenge and Change: Right-Wing Women, Grassroots Activism, and the Baby Boom Generation

June Melby Benowitz

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813061221
eISBN:
9780813051437
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061221.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Challenge of Change focuses on the engagement of right-wing women with the baby boom generation during the period 1950 through the mid-1970s, a time of tremendous change in America. It explores how ... More

No Jim Crow ChurchThe Origins of South Carolina's Bahá'í Community

No Jim Crow Church: The Origins of South Carolina's Bahá'í Community

Louis Venters

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813061078
eISBN:
9780813051352
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061078.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

No Jim Crow Church recounts the unlikely emergence of a cohesive interracial fellowship in South Carolina, uncovering the origins of what is today the state’s largest religious minority. In the midst ... More

Unlikely DissentersWhite Southern Women in the Fight for Racial Justice, 1920-1970

Unlikely Dissenters: White Southern Women in the Fight for Racial Justice, 1920-1970

Anne Stefani

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060767
eISBN:
9780813051260
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060767.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book studies the experiences and evolution of a significant number of white southern women who confronted white supremacy in the South between the 1920s and the 1960s. For white women reformers, ... More

Drug Trafficking, Organized Crime, and Violence in the Americas Today

Drug Trafficking, Organized Crime, and Violence in the Americas Today

Bruce M. Bagley and Jonathan D. Rosen (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060682
eISBN:
9780813050935
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060682.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book examines the major trends in drug trafficking and organized crime in the Americas in the twenty-first century. We have compiled a list of leading experts in the field. The book explores ... More

Fifty Years of JusticeA History of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida

Fifty Years of Justice: A History of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida

James M. Denham

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060491
eISBN:
9780813050638
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060491.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book is a narrative history of the operations of the U.S. Middle District Court of Florida from its founding in 1962 to the present. The book sets the court in the social, economic, and ... More

They Dared to DreamFlorida Women Who Shaped History

They Dared to Dream: Florida Women Who Shaped History

Doris Weatherford

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060606
eISBN:
9780813050997
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060606.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This portrayal of Florida's guiding matriarchs highlights the myriad contributions women have made throughout Florida's history. From the select few who traveled with Ponce de Leon to the state's ... More

Spies and ShuttlesNASA's Secret Relationships with the DoD and CIA

Spies and Shuttles: NASA's Secret Relationships with the DoD and CIA

James E. David

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813049991
eISBN:
9780813050430
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049991.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

NASA's public image through the years is of an organization that has engaged only in civilian and open activities. Although this is true in many cases, there is another side to NASA's history. This ... More

The Failure of Term Limits in Florida

The Failure of Term Limits in Florida

Kathryn A. DePalo

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813060484
eISBN:
9780813050744
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060484.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The Failure of Term Limits in Florida assesses the impact of term limitations on Florida’s state legislature and provides the theory and history behind the term limits movement. This book argues term ... More

The Path to the Greater, Freer, Truer WorldSouthern Civil Rights and Anticolonialism, 1937-1955

The Path to the Greater, Freer, Truer World: Southern Civil Rights and Anticolonialism, 1937-1955

Lindsey R. Swindall

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780813049922
eISBN:
9780813050386
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049922.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book explores the work of two organizations, the Southern Negro Youth Congress (1937–1949) and the Council on African Affairs (1937–1955), which were formed during the late 1930s and were ... More

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