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Regional & national history books

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Recently Published

Holland House and Portugal, 1793-1840 English Whiggery and the Constitutional Cause in Iberia by Jose Baptista de Sousa Holland House and Portugal, 1793-1840 English Whiggery and the Constitutional Cause in Iberia


Format: Hardback - Released: 22/02/2018

In Season Stories of Discovery, Loss, Home, and Places in Between by Jim Ross In Season Stories of Discovery, Loss, Home, and Places in Between

First-time travelers to Florida often imagine the state as just a vacationland or a swamp-a place to visit and to leave behind. But the writers in this collection discover the truth that everyone who's lived in the state knows. When...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/01/2018

Family Networks and the Russian Revolutionary Movement, 1870-1940 by Katy Turton Family Networks and the Russian Revolutionary Movement, 1870-1940

This book explores the role played by families in the Russian revolutionary movement and the first decades of the Soviet regime.
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/01/2018

Petals Plucked from Sunny Climes by Silvia Sunshine Petals Plucked from Sunny Climes

The books in the Florida and the Caribbean Open Books Series demonstrate the University Press of Florida's long history of publishing Latin American and Caribbean studies titles that connect in and through Florida, highlighting the connections between the Sunshine State...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/12/2017

The Humble Petition of Denys Rolle, Esq. by Denys Rolle The Humble Petition of Denys Rolle, Esq.

The books in the Florida and the Caribbean Open Books Series demonstrate the University Press of Florida's long history of publishing Latin American and Caribbean studies titles that connect in and through Florida, highlighting the connections between the Sunshine State...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/12/2017

Notes on the Life and Works of Bernard Romans by P. Lee Phillips Notes on the Life and Works of Bernard Romans

The books in the Florida and the Caribbean Open Books Series demonstrate the University Press of Florida's long history of publishing Latin American and Caribbean studies titles that connect in and through Florida, highlighting the connections between the Sunshine State...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/12/2017

Florida Indians and the Invasion from Europe by Jerald T. Milanich Florida Indians and the Invasion from Europe

The books in the Florida and the Caribbean Open Books Series demonstrate the University Press of Florida's long history of publishing Latin American and Caribbean studies titles that connect in and through Florida, highlighting the connections between the Sunshine State...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/12/2017

Slavery and Plantation Growth in Antebellum Florida 1821-1860 by Julia Floyd Smith Slavery and Plantation Growth in Antebellum Florida 1821-1860

The books in the Florida and the Caribbean Open Books Series demonstrate the University Press of Florida's long history of publishing Latin American and Caribbean studies titles that connect in and through Florida, highlighting the connections between the Sunshine State...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/12/2017

Coming Soon

John Ringo, King of the Cowboys His Life and Times from the Hoo Doo War to Tombstone by David Johnson, Chuck Parsons John Ringo, King of the Cowboys His Life and Times from the Hoo Doo War to Tombstone
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Few names in the lore of western gunmen are as recognizable. Few lives of the most notorious are as little known. Romanticized and made legendary, John Ringo fought and killed for what he believed was right. Initially published in 1996,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/02/2018

Uneven Ground Appalachia since 1945 by Ronald D. Eller Uneven Ground Appalachia since 1945

Examines the politics of development in Appalachia since World War II with an eye toward exploring the idea of progress as it has evolved in modern America. Appalachia's struggle to overcome poverty, to live in harmony with the land, and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/02/2018

Sacrificed at the Alamo Tragedy and Triumph in the Texas Revolution by Richard Bruce Winders Sacrificed at the Alamo Tragedy and Triumph in the Texas Revolution

The Battle of the Alamo is one of the most compelling stories from American history. Students of the battle often wonder why William B. Travis and his small garrison were left alone to meet their fate at the hands of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/02/2018

Cuban Revolution in America Havana and the Making of a United States Left, 1968-1992 by Teishan A. Latner Cuban Revolution in America Havana and the Making of a United States Left, 1968-1992

When a popular revolution prevailed on America's doorstep in 1959, it provoked the wrath of the American political establishment but fueled intense interest within the multiracial American Left. In this groundbreaking book, historian Teishan Latner contends that as Americans studied...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/02/2018

History Of The Korean People: Tradition And Transformation by Andrew C. Nahm History Of The Korean People: Tradition And Transformation


Format: Hardback - Released: 02/03/2018

Chenier Plain by Richard B. Crowell Chenier Plain

Chronicles the history and economic development of a region in southwest Louisiana defined by unique geologic formations and distinguished by its position beneath the Mississippi flyway. Richard B. Crowell traces the evolution of this region's well-known sport hunting legacy, creating...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/03/2018

Richmond's Priests and Prophets Race, Religion, and Social Change in the Civil Rights Era by Douglas E. Thompson Richmond's Priests and Prophets Race, Religion, and Social Change in the Civil Rights Era

Presents a compelling study of religious leaders' impact on the political progression of Richmond, Virginia, during the time of desegregation. Scrutinizing this city as an entry point into white Christians' struggles with segregation during the 1950s, Douglas E. Thompson analyses...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/03/2018

Citizen-Scholar Essays in Honor of Walter Edgar by Robert H., Jr. Brinkmeyer Citizen-Scholar Essays in Honor of Walter Edgar
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Offers a collection of essays written in honour of Walter Edgar, South Carolina's preeminent historian and founding director of the University of South Carolina (USC) Institute for Southern Studies. These essays were written as a tribute to Edgar, both as...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/03/2018

Scattering the Seeds of Knowledge The Words and Works of Indiana's Pioneer County Extension Agents by Frederick Whitford Scattering the Seeds of Knowledge The Words and Works of Indiana's Pioneer County Extension Agents

Chronicles the tales of the first county Extension agents, from 1912 to 1939. Their story brings readers back to a day when Extension was little more than words on paper, when county agents traveled the muddy back roads, stopping at...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/03/2018

The Arkansas Post of Louisiana by Morris S. Arnold The Arkansas Post of Louisiana

Arkansas Post, the first European settlement in what would become Jefferson's Louisiana, had an important mission as the only settlement between Natchez and the Illinois Country. The Arkansas Post of Louisiana covers the essential aspects of the Post's history, including...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/03/2018

Macedonia and the Macedonians A History by Andrew Rossos Macedonia and the Macedonians A History

This detailed volume surveys the history of Macedonia from 600 BC to the present day, with an emphasis on the past two centuries. It reveals how the so-called Macedonian question has long dominated Balkan politics, and how for well over...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/03/2018

Phoenix Indian School The Second Half-Century by Dorothy R. Parker Phoenix Indian School The Second Half-Century

The Phoenix Indian School was a boarding school founded in 1891 with the goal of fostering the assimilation of Native Americans into white society. The school served as a federal educational institution for Native American children from tribes in Arizona...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/03/2018

The Kazakhs Second Edition by Martha Brill Olcott The Kazakhs Second Edition

This compete history of one of the largest non-Slavic ethnic groups charts it from its emergence in the mid-fifteenth century to the present. Olcott details the major events that have shaped the character of the Islamic nation of Kazakhstan, discussing...
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/03/2018

The Banat of Timisoara A European Melting Pot by Victor Neumann The Banat of Timisoara A European Melting Pot

The history of a uniquely fascinating region, whose seat is soon to be the European Capital of Culture, as told by a team of renowned academics.
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/03/2018

Exploring the Edges of Texas by Walt Davis, Isabel Davis Exploring the Edges of Texas
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In 1955, Frank X. Tolbert, a columnist for the Dallas Morning News, circumnavigated Texas with his nine-year-old-son in a Willis Jeep. The column he phoned in to the newspaper about his adventures, Tolbert's Texas , was a staple of Walt...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/03/2018

Other books in this genre

Jacksonville After the Fire, 1901-1919 A New South City by James B. Crooks Jacksonville After the Fire, 1901-1919 A New South City

The books in the Florida and the Caribbean Open Books Series demonstrate the University Press of Florida's long history of publishing Latin American and Caribbean studies titles that connect in and through Florida, highlighting the connections between the Sunshine State...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/12/2017

Immigrant World of Ybor City Italians and Their Latin Neighbors in Tampa, 1885-1985 by Gary R. Mormino, George E. Pozzetta Immigrant World of Ybor City Italians and Their Latin Neighbors in Tampa, 1885-1985
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The books in the Florida and the Caribbean Open Books Series demonstrate the University Press of Florida's long history of publishing Latin American and Caribbean studies titles that connect in and through Florida, highlighting the connections between the Sunshine State...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/12/2017

A View of West Florida by John Lee Williams A View of West Florida

The books in the Florida and the Caribbean Open Books Series demonstrate the University Press of Florida's long history of publishing Latin American and Caribbean studies titles that connect in and through Florida, highlighting the connections between the Sunshine State...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/12/2017

A Guide-Book of Florida and the South, for Tourists, Invalids, and Emigrants by Daniel G. Brinton A Guide-Book of Florida and the South, for Tourists, Invalids, and Emigrants

The books in the Florida and the Caribbean Open Books Series demonstrate the University Press of Florida's long history of publishing Latin American and Caribbean studies titles that connect in and through Florida, highlighting the connections between the Sunshine State...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/12/2017

Historical Dictionary of Azerbaijan by Zaur Gasimov Historical Dictionary of Azerbaijan

This new edition of Historical Dictionary of Azerbaijan contains a chronology, an introduction, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 500 cross-referenced entries on important personalities, politics, economy, foreign relations, religion, and culture.
Format: Hardback - Released: 20/12/2017

Along Ukraine's River A Social and Environmental History of the Dnipro (Dnieper) by Roman Adrian Cybriwsky Along Ukraine's River A Social and Environmental History of the Dnipro (Dnieper)

The River Dnipro (formerly better known by the Russian name of Dnieper) is intimately linked to the history and identity of Ukraine. Cybriwsky discusses the history of the river, from when it was formed and its many uses and modifications...
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/12/2017

Anna Madgigine Jai Kingsley African Princess, Florida Slave, Plantation Slaveowner by Daniel L. Schafer Anna Madgigine Jai Kingsley African Princess, Florida Slave, Plantation Slaveowner

In this revised and expanded edition of Anna Kingsley's remarkable life story, Daniel Schafer draws on new discoveries to prove true the longstanding rumors that Anna Madgigine Jai was originally a princess from the royal family of Jolof in Senegal....
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/11/2017

The African American Heritage of Florida by David Colburn, Jane Landers The African American Heritage of Florida
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The books in the Florida and the Caribbean Open Books Series demonstrate the University Press of Florida's long history of publishing Latin American and Caribbean studies titles that connect in and through Florida, highlighting the connections between the Sunshine State...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/11/2017

Peter Philips at the Archdukes' Court: Church Music in the Spanish Netherlands by Lionel Pike Peter Philips at the Archdukes' Court: Church Music in the Spanish Netherlands

This is the first published study of the church music of Peter Philips, who in his day was regarded as one of the greatest masters of music in Europe.
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/11/2017

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