Florida has the longest recorded history of any of the American states and in History of Florida in Forty Minutes award-winning historian Michael Gannon condenses millennia into minutes. Gannon highlights ten watershed periods in the state’s history that have shaped Florida from a New World outpost to a megastate.
This brief engaging version of Florida history by the state’s preeminent colonial historian Michael Gannon is an excellent resource for introducing adults and children to the last 500 years of Florida history.
The book includes numerous photographs and illustrations that bring the past to life. But the biggest treat is the accompanying CD, which allows you to sit back and enjoy Florida’s history as told by one of our most distinct and riveting voices, which for years has resonated through classrooms and lecture halls.
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