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Book Reviews


OLD HICKORY’S TOWN, AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF JACKSONVILLE, by James Robertson Ward, in association with Dena Elizabeth Snodgrass, reviewed by Herbert J. Doherty, Jr.; PENSACOLA, THE DEEP WATER CITY, by Lucius Ellsworth and Linda Ellsworth, reviewed by Robert R. Rea; ATLAS OF FLORIDA, edited by Edward A. Fernald, reviewed by Louis De Vorsey, Jr.; GUARDIANS ON THE GULF: PENSACOLA FORTIFICATIONS, 1698-1980, by James C. Coleman and Irene S. Coleman, reviewed by John K. Mahon; HISTORY OF APOPKA AND NORTHWEST ORANGE COUNTY, FLORIDA, by Jerrell H. Shofner, reviewed by Jack C. Lane; FLORIDA FRENZY, by Harry Crews, reviewed by Jesse Earle Bowden; THE BEECHERS: AN AMERICAN FAMILY IN THE NINETEENTH CENTURY, by Milton Rugoff, reviewed by Frank G. Slaughter; FOUNTAIN OF DISCONTENT, THE TRENT AFFAIR AND FREEDOM OF THE SEAS, by Gordon H. Warren, reviewed by Howard Jones; BEWARE THE PEOPLE WEEPING: PUBLIC OPINION AND THE ASSASSINATION OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN, by Thomas Reed Turner, reviewed by Robert C. Harris; LEE, THE LAST YEARS, by Charles Bracelen Flood, reviewed by Thomas Graham; PROMISELAND: A CENTURY OF LIFE IN A NEGRO COMMUNITY, by Elizabeth Rauh Bethel, reviewed by Jerrell H. Shofner; ONE SOUTH, AN ETHNIC APPROACH TO REGIONAL CULTURE, by John Shelton Reed, reviewed by Dewey W. Grantham; HOLDING ON TO THE LAND AND THE LORD: KINSHIP, RITUAL, LAND TENURE, AND SOCIAL POLICY IN THE RURAL SOUTH, edited by Robert L. Hall and Carol B. Stack, reviewed by Kenneth K. Bailey; THE SELLING OF THE SOUTH, THE SOUTHERN CRUSADE FOR INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT, 1936-1980, by James C. Cobb, reviewed by Edward N. Akin; LIVE OAKING, SOUTHERN TIMBER FOR TALL SHIPS, by Virginia Steele Wood, reviewed by William R. Adams; BLACK NOVELISTS AND THE SOUTHERN LITERARY TRADITION, by Ladell Payne, reviewed by Jim Haskins; THE AFRO-AMERICAN PERIODICAL PRESS, 1839-1909, by Penelope L. Bullock, AFRO-AMERICAN HISTORY: SOURCES FOR RESEARCH, edited by Robert L. Clark, reviewed by Joe M. Richardson