Constructing Floridians : Natives and Europeans in the colonial Floridas, 1513-1783 (Book, 2006) [WorldCat.org]
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Constructing Floridians : Natives and Europeans in the colonial Floridas, 1513-1783

Author: Daniel S Murphree
Publisher: Gainesville : University Press of Florida, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Race and racism simply did not arrive to the shores of Florida. Instead, this volume demonstrates how racism emerged out of the frustrations and failures of the Spaniards, Frenchmen, and Britons to control the land and people of Florida ... an important addition to the growing literature of race in early America."--Andrew K. Frank, Florida Atlantic University Constructing Floridians explores the origins of
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel S Murphree
ISBN: 0813030242 9780813030241 9780813064529 081306452X
OCLC Number: 70258990
Awards: Commended for Florida Book Award (Florida Nonfiction) 2006
Description: 188 pages : maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Imagining an idyllic environment --
The origins of disillusionment --
Paradoxical images --
Reevaluating the western Floridas --
Anglicizing Indians --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: Daniel S. Murphree.
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Explores the origins of racialization in peninsular Florida and its hinterlands during the 300 years prior to the founding of the United States. This sociocultural study of Europeans and native  Read more...

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