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Book Reviews


FIFTY FEET IN PARADISE: THE BOOMING OF FLORIDA, by David Nolan, reviewed by Jesse Earle Bowden; NEITHER DIES NOR SURRENDERS: A HISTORY OF THE REPUBLICAN PARTY IN FLORIDA, 1867-1970, by Peter D. Klingman, reviewed by David J. Ginzl; CATHOLICISM IN SOUTH FLORIDA, 1868-1968, by Michael J. McNally, reviewed by Joseph D. Cushman, Jr.; MURDER IN MIAMI: AN ANALYSIS OF HOMICIDE PATTERNS AND TRENDS IN DADE COUNTY (MIAMI) FLORIDA, 1917-1983, by William Wilbanks, reviewed by William Maples; ARCHAEOLOGICAL TREASURE: THE SEARCH FOR NUESTRA SENORA DE ATOCHA, by R. Duncan Mathewson, reviewed by Daniel Koski-Karell; LETTERS OF DELEGATES TO CONGRESS 1774-1789, VOLUME 10, JUNE 1, 1778 TO SEPTEMBER 30, 1778; edited by Paul H. Smith, Gerard W. Gawalt, Rosemary Fry Plakas, and Eugene R. Sheridan, reviewed by Robert M. Calhoon; CANNON’S POINT PLANTATION, 1794-1860: LIVING CONDITIONS AND STATUS PATTERNS IN THE OLD SOUTH, by John Solomon Otto, reviewed by Roger. T. Grange, Jr.; ANDREW JACKSON AND THE COURSE OF AMERICAN DEMOCRACY, 1833-1845, VOLUME III, by Robert V. Remini, reviewed by Edwin A. Miles; THE RATIFICATION OF THE FOURTEENTH AMENDMENT, by Joseph B. James, reviewed by Joe Gray Taylor; DEATH AT CROSS PLAINS: AN ALABAMA RECONSTRUCTION TRAGEDY, by Gene L. Howard, reviewed by Raymond Arsenault; THE ROAD TO REDEMPTIONS SOUTHERN POLITICS, 1869-1879, by Michael Perman, reviewed by James E. Sefton; RAILROADS, RECONSTRUCTION, AND THE GOSPEL OF PROSPERITY: UNDER THE RADICAL REPUBLICANS, 1865-1877, by Mark W. Summers, reviewed by Jerrell Shofner; INDUSTRIALIZATION AND SOUTHERN SOCIETY, 1877-1984, by James C. Cobb, reviewed by Edward N. Akin; FAREWELL TO THE PARTY OF LINCOLN: BLACK POLITICS IN THE AGE OF FDR, by Nancy J. Weiss, reviewed by Steven F. Lawson; THE WILD ASS OF THE OZARKS: JEFF DAVIS AND THE SOCIAL BASES OF SOUTHERN POLITICS, by Raymond Arsenault, reviewed by Willard B. Gatewood, Jr,; JEWS OF THE SOUTH, SELECTED ESSAYS FROM THE SOUTHERN JEWISH HISTORICAL SOCIETY, edited by Samuel Proctor and Louis Schmier, reviewed by Abraham J. Peck; THE EASTERN BAND OF CHEROKEES, 1819-1900, by John R. Finger, reviewed by Michael G. Schene; CHINESE IN THE POST-CIVIL WAR SOUTH: A PEOPLE WITHOUT A HISTORY, by Lucy M. Cohen, reviewed by George E. Pozzetta