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What's it called? La Florida : five hundred years of Hispanic presence / edited by Viviana Díaz Balsera and Rachel A. May.
Who published it? Gainesville, FL : University Press of Florida, [2014]
©2014
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Location Call No. Status
 SPANISH RIVER Nonfiction  975.9 Flo  AVAILABLE
What's it like? xv, 312 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Helpful notes! "A Florida quincentennial book"--Title page verso.
Awards! Winner: Florida Book Award, 2014
Extra info! Includes bibliographical references and index.
What's in it? Introduction. Ponce's ghosts : Spain and Florida, 1513-2013 / Gary R. Mormino -- Part I. La Florida : first and second Spanish periods. Introduction : three hundred years of La Florida / Viviana Díaz Balsera -- Charting Juan Ponce de León's 1513 voyage to Florida : the Calusa Indians amid latitudes of controversy / Jerald T. Milanich -- "Until the land was understood" : Spaniards confront La Florida, 1500-1600 / Paul E. Hoffman -- On the trail of texts from early Spanish Florida : Garcilaso's La Florida del Inca and Oré's Relación de los mártires / Raquel Chang-Rodríguez -- A land renowned for war : Florida as a maritime marchland / Amy Turner Bushnell -- "Giving liberty to all" : Spanish Florida as a Black sanctuary, 1673-1790 / Jane Landers -- The experience of a loss : Spain, Florida, and the United States (1783-1833) / Carmen de la Guardia Herrero -- Part II. Postcolonial and contemporary Florida. Introduction : Florida in the modern world / Rachel A. May -- Fireworks over Fernandina : the Atlantic dimension of the Amelia Island episode, 1817 / Karen Racine -- The old world in the new : Florida discovers the arts of Spain, 1885-1930 / Richard L. Kagan -- Performing diasporas, or Cubanidad meets Jim Crow : Miami in a period of demographic transition before the Cuban Revolution / Darién J. Davis -- Mickey Ricans? The recent Puerto Rican diaspora to Florida / Jorge Duany -- Miami in the twenty-first century : still on the edge? / Alex Stepick and Marcos Feldman -- How Cubans transformed Florida politics and gained national influence / Susan Eckstein.
Helpful subjects! Florida -- History -- Spanish colony, 1565-1763.
Florida -- History -- Spanish colony, 1784-1821.
Spanish Americans -- Florida -- History.
Hispanic Americans -- Florida -- History.
Cuban Americans -- Florida -- History.
Florida -- History.
Florida -- Emigration and immigration.
More people who helped! Díaz Balsera, Viviana, 1958-
May, Rachel A.
Special numbers! 9780813060118
0813060117
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