By Paul S George

Florida's history--the longest and one of the such a lot colourful of any state--has been voluminously recorded in books, monographs, newspaper money owed, diaries and journals, memoirs, and letters. neighborhood libraries and records are full of debts of Indian lifestyles, Spanish and British cost, and Florida's development and improvement as a country. This bibliographic research is the 1st to assemble those fabrics, supplying checks of the to be had assets in addition to discussions of particular data and collections.

The first element of the Guide comprises fifteen historiographical essays on significant works and scholarly interpretions for every interval of Florida's background and for significant themes. The part surveys libraries and records that include vital collections in Florida background. Essays were contributed by way of thirty of Florida's best-known historians, archivists, librarians, and different students. A necessary source for researchers, scholars, genealogists, and the public, this publication is an acceptable choice for reference collections in American, neighborhood, or Florida history.

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