A Brief Bibliography of Florida History
All titles are available at the State Library of Florida.
Contact your local public library to borrow these and other titles on Florida's history. If titles are not available, items may be borrowed from the State Library through the interlibrary loan system.
- Apalachee: The land between the rivers by John H. Hann (University Presses of Florida: University of Florida Press/Florida State Museum, c1988).
- The focus in this work is on the Apalachee Indians and their interactions with the Spanish during the historic period.
- History of the Second Seminole War, 1835-1842 by John K. Mahon (University Presses of Florida, 1991, c1967).
- Sets the Second Seminole War in its broad historical context and demonstrates the close connection between the coming of this Indian war and the general issue of Negro slavery.
- Indian mounds of the Atlantic coast: A guide to sites from Maine to Florida by Jerry N. McDonald (McDonald & Woodward Publishing Company, c1987).
- A guide to the extant publicly accessible mounds, earthworks, shell middens, stone structures, and other artificial landscape features built by American Indians in the Atlantic Coast Region of the U.S.
- Archaeology of Precolumbian Florida by Jerald T. Milanich (University Press of Florida, c1994).
- This record of precolumbian Florida brings to life the 12,000- year story of the native American Indians who lived in the state. Describes the indigenous cultures and explains why they developed as they did. Richly illustrated.
- Florida Indians and the Invasion from Europe by Jerald T. Milanich (University Press of Florida(1995)).
- Focusing on the native peoples of Florida and their interactions with Spanish and French explorers and colonists, the author describes the massive cultural change that transpired as a result of these contacts.
- Yesterday's Florida by Nixon Smiley (E.A. Seemann Publishers (1974)).
- Over 500 historic photographs, many of them never published before, record visually the heritage that history has bestowed on today's Floridians, natives or recent arrivals alike.
- A History of Florida by Charlton W. Tebeau (University of Miami Press, 1980).
- Florida, its history and people, panoramically portrayed in an illuminating text and over 100 photographs, maps, and drawings.