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Cuban Economists on the Cuban Economy

Cuban Economists on the Cuban Economy

Al Campbell (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813044231
eISBN:
9780813046464
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044231.001.0001
Subject:
History, Economic History

Most published material in English on the Cuban economy is written by non-Cubans. The goal of this book is to present, in English, a spectrum of views on various aspects of the Cuban economy from ... More

Darwin's Illness

Darwin's Illness

Ralph Colp Jr.

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032313
eISBN:
9780813039237
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032313.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The year 2009 marked the bicentennial of Charles Darwin's birth and the 150th anniversary of the publication of The Origin of Species. From 1840 to his death in 1882, Darwin was constantly plagued by ... More

Deconstructing the Cherokee NationTown, Region, and Nation among Eighteenth-Century Cherokees

Deconstructing the Cherokee Nation: Town, Region, and Nation among Eighteenth-Century Cherokees

Tyler Boulware

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035802
eISBN:
9780813038209
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035802.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This significant contribution to Cherokee studies examines the tribe's life during the eighteenth century, up to the Removal. By revealing town loyalties and regional alliances, the book uncovers a ... More

Democracy Abroad, Lynching at HomeRacial Violence in Florida

Democracy Abroad, Lynching at Home: Racial Violence in Florida

Tameka Bradley Hobbs

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813061047
eISBN:
9780813051314
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061047.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

When most people think of lynching and racial violence in the South, the Sunshine State does not immediately come to mind. While many consider Florida to be less “southern” than, say, Georgia or ... More

Destination DixieTourism and Southern History

Destination Dixie: Tourism and Southern History

Karen L. Cox (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813042374
eISBN:
9780813043494
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042374.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

From battlegrounds to birthplaces and sites in between, heritage tourism has always been part of how the South attracts visitors—and defines itself—yet such sites are often understudied in the ... More

The Development of Mobile Logistic Support in Anglo-American Naval
Policy, 1900–1953

The Development of Mobile Logistic Support in Anglo-American Naval Policy, 1900–1953

Peter V. Nash

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033679
eISBN:
9780813038711
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033679.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

Though completely unsung and commonly left out of battle histories, nothing is more important than the details of logistics and support operations during a military campaign. Without fuel, food, ... More

Diplomats in BlueU.S. Naval Officers in China, 1922-1933

Diplomats in Blue: U.S. Naval Officers in China, 1922-1933

William Reynolds Braisted

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032887
eISBN:
9780813038223
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032887.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

The 1920s and 30s were an especially turbulent period in Chinese history, and the U.S. Navy was deployed there not as an instrument of war, but of diplomacy. Their task was to keep China intact, ... More

Dirty Harry's America"Clint Eastwood, Harry Callahan, and the Conservative Backlash"

Dirty Harry's America: "Clint Eastwood, Harry Callahan, and the Conservative Backlash"

Joe Street

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813061672
eISBN:
9780813051192
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061672.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This book positions the Dirty Harry film series as a key agent and index of the American conservative backlash against 1960s liberalism. The San Francisco–based series cemented Clint Eastwood and his ... More

Discovering FloridaFirst-Contact Narratives from Spanish Expeditions along the Lower Gulf Coast

Discovering Florida: First-Contact Narratives from Spanish Expeditions along the Lower Gulf Coast

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780813049885
eISBN:
9780813050355
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049885.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Florida's lower gulf coast was a key region in the early European exploration of North America, with an extraordinary number of first-time interactions between Spaniards and Florida's indigenous ... More

The Door of HopeRepublican Presidents and the First Southern Strategy, 1877–1933

The Door of Hope: Republican Presidents and the First Southern Strategy, 1877–1933

Edward O. Frantz

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813036533
eISBN:
9780813038452
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036533.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

How did the political party of Abraham Lincoln—of emancipation—become the party of the South and of white resentment? How did Jefferson Davis's old party become the preferred choice for most southern ... More

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