History of Florida/Further Reading


Alasmari, Khaled. “Cleaning up Dirty Money: The Illegal Narcotics Trade and Money Laundering.” No. 5.2A (2012): 139-48.

Alberts, Heike C. "Changes in Ethnic Solidarity in Cuban Miami." Geographical Review 95, no 2 (2005): 231-248.

Andreas, Peter. "Gangster's Paradise." Foreign Affairs 92, no. 2 (2013): 22-28. Business Source Complete, EBSCOhost.

Anthony, Jerry. "State Growth Management and Housing Prices." Social Science Quarterly, 87 (2006): 122-141.

Baade, Robert, Robert Baumann, and Victor Matheson. "Big Men On Campus: Estimating The Economic Impact Of College Sports On Local Economies." Regional Studies 45, no. 3 (2011): 371-380.

Bishin, Benjamin G. and Casey A. Klofstad. "The Political Incorporation of Cuban Americans: Why Won's Little Havana Turn Blue?" The Political Research Quarterly 65, no. 3 (2012): 1-14.

Black, Jason Edward. "The "Mascotting" Of Native America: Construction, Commodity, And Assimilation." The American Indian Quarterly 26, no. 4 (2002): 605-622.

Blair, Jayson. "Failed Disney Vision: Integrated City; Community is Part of U.S. Trend Toward Suburban Segregation." New York Times 23 (2001): 1.

Brown Jr., Canter, “Race Relations in Territorial Florida, 1821-1845,” The Florida Historical Quarterly 73, no. 3 (Jan, 1995): 287-307.

Bush, Gregory W. ""Playground of the USA": Miami and the Promotion of Spectacle." Pacific Historical Review 68, no. 2 (1999): 153-172.

Clemente, Deirdre. "Made in Miami: The Development of the Sportswear Industry in South Florida, 1900-1960." Journal of Social History 41, no. 1 (2007): 127-148.

Chanelle N Rose. “Tourism and the Hispanicization of Race in Jim Crow Miami, 1945-19654.” "Journal of Social History" 4, no.1 (2012): 1-4.

Christina Lane. “Forging Florida’s Sun Screen: Architecture, Film, Orientalism, and the Settling of America’s Final Frontier.” "Mississippi Quarterly" 6 no. 1 (2010): 1-12.

Choi, Moon, Kathryn Betts Adams, and Eva Kahana. 2012. "The Impact of Transportation Support on Driving Cessation among Community-Dwelling Older Adults." Journals of Gerontology Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences 67B (3): 392-400.

Coles, David J. “‘Hell-By-The-Sea’: Florida’s Camp Gordon Johnston in World War II” The Florida Historical Quarterly, Vol 73, #1 (July 1994) 1-22.

Davis, Frederick T. and Gadsden, James, “The Seminole Council, October 23-25, 1834,” The Florida Historical Society Quarterly (1929): 332.

De Cordoba, Jose. "Death in Colombia: End of Pablo Escobar May Slow the Violence, But Not Cocaine Trade --- Focus Now Moves to Cartel in Cali, and to the Valley Controlling Heroin Flow --- The Revenge of the Pepes." Wall Street Journal, December 3, 1993, Eastern ed.

Dombrink, John. “The Touchables: Vice and Police Corruption in the 1980’s.” Law and Contemporary Problems 51 (1988): 201-232.

Duggins, Pat. 2008. “NASA in Florida: A Journalist's View”. The Florida Historical Quarterly 87 (2). Florida Historical Society: 143–49.

Eleanor Krassen Covan, PhD (1998) “CARESHARlNG: HIDING FRAILTY IN A FLORIDA RETIREMENT COMMUNITY”, Health Care for Women International, 19:5, 423-439.

Feldman, Marcos and Violaine Jolivet. "Back to Little Havana: Controlling Gentrification in the Heart of Cuban Miami." International Journal of Urban and Regional Research 38, no. 4 (2014): 1266-1285.

Francaviglia, Richard V. “Main Street USA: A Comparison/Contrast of Streetscapes in Disneyland and Walt Disney World.” Journal of Popular Culture 15, no. 1 (1981): 141-156.

Gibson, Heather, Cynthia Willming, and Andrew Holdnak. ""We're Gators...not Just Gator Fans": Serious Leisure and University of Florida Football." Journal of Leisure Research 34, no. 4 (2002): 397-425.

Grosse, Robert. 1990. "The Economic Impact of Andean Cocaine Traffic on Florida." Journal Of Interamerican Studies & World Affairs 32, no. 4: 137-159. Business Source Complete, EBSCOhost.

Hatch, Thom. “Osceola fights to save the Seminole,” American Heritage 62, no. 2 (2012), pp. 34.

Hoffman, Paul. Florida's Frontiers. Indiana University Press, 2002. 1-432.

J. Leitch Wright, Jr., “A Note on the First Seminole War as Seen by the Indians, Negroes, and Their British Advisers,” The Journal of Southern History 34, no. 4 (1968), pp. 565-575.

Johnson, David M. “Disney World as Structure and Symbol: Re-Creation of the American Experience.” Journal of Popular Culture 15, no. 1 (1981): 157-165.

King, Margaret J. “Disneyland and Walt Disney World: Traditional Values in Futuristic Form.” Journal of Popular Culture 15, no. 1 (1981): 116-140.

Mahon, John K., “The First Seminole War, November 21, 1817-May 24, 1818,” The Florida History Quarterly 77, No. 1 (1998), pp. 62-67.

Mahon, John K., “The Treaty of Moultrie Creek, 1823,” The Florida Historical Quarterly 40, no. 1 (1962): 353-354.

Mahon, John K., “Two Seminole Treaties: Payne's Landing, 1832, and Ft. Gibson, 1833,” The Florida Historical Quarterly 41, no. 1 (1962): 7.

McClure, Laura A., Cristina A. Fernandez, Tainya C. Clarke, William G. LeBlanc, Kristopher L. Arheart, Lora E. Fleming, and David J. Lee. 2013. "Risky Drinking in the Older Population: A Comparison of Florida to the Rest of the US." Addictive Behaviors 38 (4): 1894-1897.

Millett, Nathaniel. 2005. “Britain's 1814 Occupation of Pensacola and America's Response: An Episode of the War of 1812 in the Southeastern Borderlands”. The Florida Historical Quarterly 84 (2). Florida Historical Society: 229–55.

Mitrook, Michael A., Nancy B. Parish, and Trent Seltzer. "From Advocacy to Accommodation: A Case Study of the Orlando Magic's Public Relations Efforts to Secure a New Arena." Public Relations Review 34, no. 2 (2008): 161-8.

Mormino, Gary R. “Gi Joe Meets Jim Crow: Racial Violence and Reform in World War II Florida’ The Florida Historical Quarterly, Vol 73, #1 (July 1994) 23-42.

Noriega, Pender B., and Li-Chun Lin. "The Growth of the Gaming Industry." Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing 12, no. 4 (2008): 39-57.

Owsley, Frank L.. 1967. “British and Indian Activities in Spanish West Florida During the War of 1812”. The Florida Historical Quarterly 46 (2), 111-127.

Parent, Mary Pergola, and Kevin Hugh Govern. "Florida and the Film Industry: An Epic Tale of Talent, Landscape, and the Law." Nova Law Review 38, no. 1 (2013): 43-80.

Pelham, Tom. "Twenty Years Later: Three Perspectives on the Evolution of Florida's 1985 Growth Management Act." Planning and Environmental Law 58 (2006): 3-12.

Proverbs, Theresa Hamilton. "We Built That: The Lost Fight for Florida's Cross State Highway." Journal of Planning History 14.4 (2015): 334-338.

Richardson, Joe M., "The Freedmen’s Bureau and Negro Education in Florida", The Journal of Negro Education 31, no. 1 (1962): 460-467.

Riess, Steven. "The Cyclical History of Horse Racing: The USA's Oldest and (Sometimes) Most Popular Spectator Sport." The International Journal of the History of Sport 31, no.1 (2014): 29-54.

Robertson, James Alexander. "The Significance of Florida's History." Florida Historical Society (1927): 25-26.

Rogers, Ben F. “Florida in World War II: Tourists and Citrus” The Florida Historical Quarterly, Vol 39, #1 (July 1960) 32-41.

Ryan, Jeff. "The Perfect Season: 1972." Sport 86, no. 3 (1995): 18.

Saltzman, Robert M., and Richard M. Bradford. "Optimal Realignments of the Teams in the National Football League." European Journal of Operational Research 93, no. 3 (1996): 469-75.

Schafer, Daniel. "A Class of People Neither Freemen Nor Slaves: From Spanish to American Race Relations in Florida, 1821-1861." Journal of Social History 26, no. 3 (1993): 587-609.

Shannon, E. “New Kings of Coke.” Time, July 1, 1991.

Shofner, Jerell, H., "Negro Laborers and the Forest Industries in Reconstruction Florida." Journal of Forest History 19 (1975): 180-191.

Silber, Kenneth. "When Florida Sizzled: Florida Property in the 1920s Was Hot, But Ill Winds Would Blow." Research 32.8 (2009): 38.

Smith, Jennie Erin. “Cocaine Cowgirl: The Outrageous Life and Mysterious Death of Griselda Blanco, the Godmother of Medellin.” 2013.

Smith, Julia F. “Slavetrading in Antebellum Florida,” The Florida Historical Quarterly 50, no. 4 (Jan, 1972): 252-261.

Sollars, D. L. "Assumptions and Consequences of the War on Drugs: An Economic Analysis." Review of Policy Research 11 (1992): 26–39.

Stockton, Roy J. "Spring Training in Florida." The Florida Historical Quarterly 39, no. 3 (1961): 221-230.

Thompson C., Joseph, “Towards a More Humane Oppression: Florida’s Slave Codes, 1821-1861.” The Florida Historical Quarterly 71, no. 3 (Jan, 1993): 324-338.

Tolbert, Jane T. "Plowing Gold from the Wasteland." Journalism History 2, no. 33 (2007): 111.

van den Hoonaard, Deborah. 2002. "Life on the Margins of a Florida Retirement Community: The Experience of Snowbirds, Newcomers, and Widowed Persons." Research on Aging 24 (1): 50-66.

Vanderblue, Homer B. "The Florida Land Boom." The Journal of Land & Public Utility Economics 3, no. 2 (1927): 113.

Wiggins Porter, Kenneth, “Nergoes and the Seminole War, 1817-1818” The Journal of Negro History 36, No. 3 (1951), pp. 249-280.

Williams Jr., Edwin, “Negro Slavery in Florida,” The Florida Historical Quarterly 28, no. 3 (Jan, 1950): 182-204.

Youngs, Larry R. "The Sporting Set Winters in Florida: Fertile Ground for the Leisure Revolution, 1870-1930." The Florida Historical Quarterly 84, no. 1 (2005): 57-78.


Belmore Florida Land Company. Florida: The Land of Sunshine, Oranges, and Health. N.p.: The Belmore Florida Land Company, 1885. Accessed on Nov. 5, 2015. https://archive.org/details/floridalandofsun00belm.

Bowker, Paul. Tampa Bay Rays. Edina, Minn.: ABDO Pub. Company, 2011.

Clark, James C. A Concise History of Florida. Charleston: The History Press, 2014.

Connolly, N.D.B. A World More Concrete: Real Estate and the Remaking of Jim Crow South Florida. Chicago: Chicago University Press, 2014.

Davis, William W. The Civil War and Reconstruction in Florida. New York: Columbia University, 1913.

Desrosiers-Lauzon, Godefroy. Florida's Snowbirds: Spectacle, Mobility, and Community Since 1945. Montréal & Kingston: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2011.

Dinkins,Lester J. Dunnellon-Boomtown of the 1890's: The Story of Rainbow Springs and Dunnellon. St. Petersburg: Great Outdoors Publishing Company, 1969.

Escobar, Roberto. Tricks of the Trade. Edited by Misha Glenny. A Biography of Pablo Escobar by His Brother Reveals the Startling Methods of His Drug Cartel, 1999.

Fogelsong, Richard E. Married to the Mouse: Walt Disney and Orlando. Newhaven: Yale University Press, 2001.

Fountain, Charles. Under the March Sun: The Story of Spring Training. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008.

French, Mary. Chronology and Documentary Handbook of the State of Florida, Oceana Publications Inc, 1973.

Garson, Paul. Born to Be Wild: A History of the American Biker and Bikes, 1947-2002. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2003.

Glassman, Steve. Florida in the Popular Imagination: Essays on the Cultural Landscape of the Sunshine State. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland &, 2009.

Goldfield, David. Encyclopedia of American Urban History. Thousand Oaks: Sage Publications, 2007.

Gruver, Rebecca. American Nationalism 1783-1830. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1970.

Hamilton, Alissa. Squeezed: What You Don’t Know About Orange Juice. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2009.

Harrington, F. C. Florida: A Guide to the Southernmost State, Oxford University Press, 1939.

Jackson, Harvey H. The Rise and Decline of the Redneck Riviera : An Insider's History of the Florida-Alabama Coast. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2011. eBook Collection EBSCOhost.

Johns, John, E. Florida During the Civil War. Gainesville: University of Florida Press, 1963.

Julie Flavell and Stephen Conway. Britain and America Go to War: The Impact of War and Warfare in Anglo-America, 1754-1815. Gainesville: University of Florida Press, 2004.

Kennedy, Frances H. American Indian Places: A Historical Guidebook. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2008.

Levine, Robert M. Secret Missions to Cuba: Fidel Castro, Bernardo Benes, and Cuban Miami. New York: Palgrave, 2001.

Lowery,Woodbury. The Spanish Settlements Within the Present Limits of the United States: Florida 1562-1574 with Maps. New York: Russell & Russell Inc, 1959.

Mannheim, Steve. Walt Disney and the Quest for Community. Aldershot: Ashgate Publishing, 2002.

Masud-Piloto, Felix. From Welcomed Exiles to Illegal Immigrants. Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 1996.

McPhee, John. Oranges. 1966; Reprinted in New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1978.

McReynolds, Edwin C. The Seminoles. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1957.

Michael Gannon. "The New History of Florida." University Press of Florida, 1996. Accessed November, 6 2015. http://fcit.usf.edu/wwii/guidedreading/assets/491.pdf.

Miller, D.M. What Would Walt Do? San Jose: Writers Club Press, 2001.

Mormino, Gary Ross. Land of Sunshine, State of Dreams: A Social History of Modern Florida. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2005.

Nelson, David. When Modern Tourism Was Born: Florida at the World Fairs and on the World Stage in the 1930s. 4th ed. Vol. 88. Florida: Florida Historical Quarterly, 2010.

Nulty, William H. Confederate Florida: the Road to Olustee. Tuscaloosca: University of Alabama Press, 1990.

Philcox, Phil and Beverly Boe. Sunshine State Almanac and Book of Florida-related Stuff. Sarasota: Pineapple Press, 1999.

Potter, Woodburne. The War in Florida. Louisville: University Microfilms Inc., 1966.

Revels, Tracy J. Sunshine Paradise: A History of Florida Tourism. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2011.

Searcy,Martha C. The Georgia-Florida Contest in the American Revolution 1776-1778. Alabama: The University of Alabama Press, 1985.

Shell-Weiss, Melanie. Coming to Miami: A Social History. Florida: The University Press of Florida, 2009.

Starnes, Richard D. Southern Journeys: Tourism, History, and Culture in the Modern South. Tuscaloosa, Alabama: The University of Alabama Press: 2003.

Tebeau, Charles. A History of Florida. Coral Gables: University of Miami Press, 1971.

Thompson, William Norman. Gambling in America: An Encyclopedia of History, Issues and Society. Santa Barbara: ABC-CLIO, 2001.

West, Patsy. The Enduring Seminoles: From Alligator Wrestling to Ecotourism. Gainesville: U of Florida, 1998.

Whitson, David. Artificial Ice: Hockey, Culture, and Commerce. Toronto, ON.: Broadview Press, 2006.

Williams, Thomas Harry, and Richard Current, and Frank Freidel. A History of the United States [Since 1865], Alfred A. Knopf Inc, New York, 1959.

Winsberg, Morton D. and Jeff Ueland. Atlas of Race, Ancestry, and Religion in 21st-century Florida. Gainesvillle, FL: University Press of Florida, 2006.

Winsboro, Irvin D.S. Old South, New South or Down South: Florida and the Modern Civil Rights Movement. West Virginia: West Virginia University Press, 2009.

Wynne, Lewis N. and Robert Taylor. Florida in the Civil War. Charleston: Arcadia Publishing, 2003.

Zehnder, Leonard E. Florida’s Disney World: Promises and Problems. Tallahassee: Peninsular Publishing, 1975.


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Cocaine Cowboys, 2006, Billy Cohen.

Florida Man, 2015, Sean Dunne.

The Bubble: A Documentary Film About Celebration, Florida, 2012, Philip Swift.

The Walt Disney Story, 1973, Disney.

Vernon, Florida, 1981, Errol Morris.