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Book Reviews


JOSE MARTI IN THE UNITED STATES: THE FLORIDA EXPERIENCE, by Louis A. Perez, Jr., reviewed by Leland Hawes; FLORIDA’S PIONEER NATURALIST: THE LIFE OF CHARLES TORREY SIMPSON, by Elizabeth Ogren Rothra, reviewed by Dennis L. Scarnecchia, PANIC IN PARADISE: FLORIDA’S BANKING CRASH OF 1926, by Raymond B. Vickers, reviewed by John J. Guthrie, Jr.; THE FLORIDA LAND BOOM: SPECULATION, MONEY AND THE BANKS, by William Frazer and John J. Guthrie, Jr., reviewed by Raymond B. Vickers; FEMINA PERFECTA: THE GENESIS OF FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY, by Robin Jeanne Sellers, reviewed by Tracey J. Revels; THE NAKED WARRIORS: THE STORY OF THE U.S. NAVY’S FROGMEN, by Francis Douglas Fane and Don Moore, reviewed by Robert A. Taylor; LYNCHINGS AND EXTRALEGAL VIOLENCE IN FLORIDA, by Walter T. Howard, reviewed by William Warren Rogers, Jr.; FLORIDA PLACE NAMES, by Allen Morris, reviewed by Charles Douglass; EVERY TUB MUST SIT ON ITS OWN BOTTOM: THE PHILOSOPHY AND POLITICS OF ZORA NEALE HURSTON, by Deborah G. Plant, reviewed by Darden Asbury Pyron; CHANGING TIDES: TWILIGHT AND DAWN IN THE SPANISH SEA, 1763-1803, by Robert S. Weddle, reviewed by Robin F. A. Fabel; THE FRENCH EXPERIENCE IN LOUISIANA, edited by Glenn R. Conrad, reviewed by Light Townsend Cummins; THE CARIBBEAN LEGION: PATRIOTS, POLITICIANS, SOLDIERS OF FORTUNE, 1946-1950, by Charles D. Ameringer, reviewed by Jose B. Fernandez; PREVIOUS CONVICTIONS: A JOURNEY THROUGH THE 1950s by Nora Sayre, reviewed by Harry Smith; THE SOUTH AS AN AMERICAN PROBLEM, edited by Larry J. Griffin and Don H. Doyle, reviewed by William F. Mugleston; SLAVERY AND THE FOUNDERS: RACE AND LIBERTY IN THE AGE OF JEFFERSON, by Paul Finkelman, reviewed by Patricia Farless; DAVIS AND LEE AT WAR, by Steven E. Woodworth, reviewed by James I. Robertson, Jr.; SOUTHERN WOMEN’S WRITINGS: COLONIAL TO CONTEMPORARY, edited by Mary Louise Weaks and Carolyn Perry, reviewed by Bess Beatty; LEANDER PEREZ: Boss OF THE DELTA, by Glen Jeansonne, reviewed by James B. Crooks; CITIES OF LIGHT AND HEAT: DOMESTICATING GAS AND ELECTRICITY IN URBAN AMERICA, by Mark H. Rose, reviewed by W. David Lewis; THE AGE OF THE GUNFIGHTER: MEN AND WEAPONS ON THE FRONTIER, 1840-1900, by Joseph B. Rosa, reviewed by Stuart B. McIver