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A Guide to the History of Florida (Reference Guides to State History and Research) ebook

by Paul S George


Florida's history-the longest and among the most colorful of any state-has been voluminously recorded in books . Essays have been contributed by thirty of Florida's best-known historians, archivists, librarians, and other scholars.

Essays have been contributed by thirty of Florida's best-known historians, archivists, librarians, and other scholars.

Guide to Reference, published in 2008 as the online successor to Guide to Reference Books, was a selective guide to the best print and online reference sources. It was a subscription database, published by the American Library Association, and was updated on an ongoing basis.

Florida Historical Quarterly. The first section of the Guide consists of fifteen historiographical essays on major works and scholarly interpretions for each period of Florida's history and for major topics.

The guides, especially this one for Texas, are testimony to the vibrant and active state historical communities. Texas, which recently celebrated its sesquicentennial of independence from Mexico, has a long tradition of historical awareness. The practice of historical writing in the state dates back to the Spanish colonial period. There are today numerous examples of a widespread interest in the history of Texas. The Texas State Historical Association is the oldest learned society in this region of the.

A guide to the history of science; a first guide for the study of the history of science, with introductory essays on science and tradition.

Reference Guides to Rhetoric and Composition. 278 pages, with glossary, annotated bibliography, works cited, and index.

Florida Library Association. Genealogy and Local History Caucus. Historical and Genealogical Holdings in the State of Florida. Boca Raton: Florida Library Association, 1992. Florida State Archives.

Florida's history--the longest and among the most colorful of any state--has been voluminously recorded in books, monographs, newspaper accounts, diaries and journals, memoirs, and letters. Regional libraries and archives are filled with accounts of Indian life, Spanish and British settlement, and Florida's growth and development as a state. This bibliographic study is the first to bring together these materials, providing assessments of the available resources as well as discussions of specific archives and collections.

The first section of the Guide consists of fifteen historiographical essays on major works and scholarly interpretions for each period of Florida's history and for major topics. The section surveys libraries and archives that contain important collections in Florida history. Essays have been contributed by thirty of Florida's best-known historians, archivists, librarians, and other scholars. A valuable resource for researchers, students, genealogists, and the interested public, this book is an appropriate selection for reference collections in American, regional, or Florida history.

A Guide to the History of Florida (Reference Guides to State History and Research) ebook
Author:
Paul S George
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Greenwood; 1st Edition edition (December 6, 1989)
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312 pages
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