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The History of Brazil under the Governorship of Count Johan Maurits of Nassau, 1636–1644

The History of Brazil under the Governorship of Count Johan Maurits of Nassau, 1636–1644

Caspar van Baerle

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813036649
eISBN:
9780813041599
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036649.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

At its height in the first half of the seventeenth century, the Dutch West India Company controlled a scattered but sizeable portion of the western hemisphere, from present-day Albany, New York, to ... More

A History of the Catholic Church in the American South,
1513–1900

A History of the Catholic Church in the American South, 1513–1900

James M. Woods

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035321
eISBN:
9780813039046
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035321.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

No Christian denomination has had a longer or more varied existence in the American South than the Catholic Church. The Spanish missions established in Florida and Texas promoted Catholicism. ... More

I Fear I Shall Never Leave This IslandLife in a Civil War Prison

I Fear I Shall Never Leave This Island: Life in a Civil War Prison

David R. Bush

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037448
eISBN:
9780813042305
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037448.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

There was no standard treatment for prisoners-of-war (POW) during the American Civil War by either the Union or the Confederacy. Each side struggled with the incarceration and civilized treatment of ... More

Indians and British Outposts in Eighteenth-Century America

Indians and British Outposts in Eighteenth-Century America

Daniel Ingram

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037974
eISBN:
9780813042169
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037974.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This fascinating look at the cultural and military importance of British forts in the colonial era explains how these forts served as communities in Indian country more than as bastions of British ... More

Islam's Jesus

Islam's Jesus

Zeki Saritoprak

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049403
eISBN:
9780813050171
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049403.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This book aims to illuminate Islam's rich theological engagement with the figure of Jesus, which can lay the groundwork for Muslim-Christian dialogue. This book explores the importance of Jesus in ... More

James Buchanan and the Coming of the Civil War

James Buchanan and the Coming of the Civil War

Michael J. Birkner and John W. Quist (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813044262
eISBN:
9780813046242
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044262.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

As James Buchanan took office in 1857 the United States stood at a crossroads. A potential Union-breaking presidential election result had been averted. The Democratic Party maintained its control of ... More

Kennedy v. NixonThe Presidential Election of 1960

Kennedy v. Nixon: The Presidential Election of 1960

Edmund F. Kallina Jr.

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034850
eISBN:
9780813038599
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034850.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This is a book for everyone who thinks they know what happened in the pivotal election year of 1960. For 50 years we've accepted Theodore White's premise (from The Making of the President, 1960) that ... More

La FloridaFive Hundred Years of Hispanic Presence

La Florida: Five Hundred Years of Hispanic Presence

Viviana Díaz Balsera and Rachel A. May (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813060118
eISBN:
9780813050485
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060118.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

La Florida: Five Hundred Years of Hispanic Presence aims to facilitate an interdisciplinary understanding of the complex Trans-Atlantic connections between Spain, Africa and the Americas that ... More

Life and Labor in the New New South

Life and Labor in the New New South

Robert Zieger (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813037950
eISBN:
9780813043111
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037950.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Life and Labor in the New New South is a collection of original essays by both established and younger scholars. Robert Zieger's introduction outlines the key economic, demographic, and political ... More

The Life and Lies of Paul CrouchCommunist, Opportunist, Cold War Snitch

The Life and Lies of Paul Crouch: Communist, Opportunist, Cold War Snitch

Gregory S. Taylor

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049205
eISBN:
9780813050072
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049205.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This biography examines the life of Paul Crouch, who spent seventeen years in the Communist Party of the United States of America and, later, five years as an informant for the Federal Government. ... More

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