HANDFULS OF HIST

Author: Jerald T. Milanich

Publisher: Florida Historical Society Press

ISBN: 9781886104907

Category: History

Page: N.A

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In this book, Handfuls of History: Stories About Florida's Past, Dr. Milanich discusses pre-Columbian Florida, Colonial Period people and events, and the nineteenth century shipwreck of the steamship City of Vera Cruz. Dr. Milanich explores the origins of archaeology in Florida with Clarence B. Moore, and offers advice to future archaeologists. He may even stir up some controversy as he questions the authenticity of the Miami Circle. Written in an engaging and conversational style, Handfuls of History: Stories about Florida's Past is accessible to the general public as well as professional historians and archaeologists.
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The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience

Author: Anthony Appiah,Henry Louis Gates

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 0195170555

Category: History

Page: 3960

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In this newly expanded edition, more than 4,000 articles cover prominent African and African American individuals, events, trends, places, political movements, art forms, businesses, religions, ethnic groups, organizations, countries, and more.
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The American heritage history of the law in America

Author: Bernard Schwartz

Publisher: Macmillan Pub Co

ISBN: N.A

Category: Law

Page: 382

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Includes articles on Daniel Webster, Lizzie Borden, Parson Avery, Daniel E. Sickles, Harry Thaw, Stanford White, Evelyn Nesbit, Aaron Burr conspiracy, Sacco-Vanzetti, William Penn, John Adams and Boston Massacre trial, trial of John Brown, Boss Tweed, Warren Harding and the Teapot Dome scandal, "Black Sox" 1920 World Series scandal, James Addison Reavis, Charles Ponzi, Johnson County War, Nat Turner, Dred Scott case, Scottsboro Case, assassination of Abraham Lincoln, assassination of James A. Garfield, and Mafia New Orleans lynchings, among others.
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Africana: Aardvark-Catholic

Author: Anthony Appiah,Henry Louis Gates (Jr.)

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780195223255

Category: History

Page: 4096

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In this newly expanded edition, more than 4,000 articles cover prominent African and African American individuals, events, trends, places, political movements, art forms, businesses, religions, ethnic groups, organizations, countries, and more.
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