Beechers, Stowes, and Yankee Strangers: The Transformation of Florida

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"A beautifully written, researched, and convincing treatment of an important time and fascinating personalities in Florida's history."-Mark I. Greenberg, Museum of the Southern Jewish Experience, Jackson, Mississippi Modern Florida--a world of tourists "Much has been written about carpetbaggers, the rise of Jim Crow laws and the Ku Klux Klan. Here's another side of the period: the reformers, educators, ministers and entrepeneurs who came to Florida and laid a foundation upon which a modern state was built. . . . --"Beechers ...