La Florida Race Relations Bibliographic Resources
First Spanish Period: 1513–1762
Cline, Howard F. Notes on Colonial Indians and Communities in Florida, 1700–1821. New York: Garland Publishing Inc., 1974.
Deagan, Kathleen. Fort Mose: Colonial America’s Black Fortress of Freedom. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, Florida Museum of Natural History, 1995.
Landers, Jane. “Black-Indian Interaction in Spanish Florida.” Colonial Latin American Historical Review 2.2 (Spring, 1993): 141-162.
___________. Black Society in Spanish Florida. Urbana: University of Chicago Press, 1999.
___________. “Gracia Real de Santa Teresa de Mose: A Free Black Town in Spanish Colonial Florida.” American Historical Review 95.1 (February, 1990): 1-34.
Riordan, Patrick. “Finding Freedom in Florida: Native Peoples, African Americans, and Colonists, 1670–1816.” Florida Historical Quarterly75.7 (January, 1996): 24-43.
British Occupation: 1763–1783
Siebert, Wilbur H. “Slavery and White Servitude in East Florida, 1726–1776.” Florida Historical Quarterly 10.1 (July, 1931): 4-23.
Covington, James. The British meet the Seminoles: Negotiations between British authorities in East Florida and the Indians, 1763–1768.Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 1961.
Johnson, Cecil. British West Florida, 1763–1783. New Haven, Yale University Press, 1943.
Landers, Jane, (ed.). Colonial Plantations and Economy in Florida. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2000.
Second Spanish Period: 1784–1821
Boyd, Mark. “Events at Prospect Bluff on the Apalachicola River, 1808–1818.” Florida Historical Quarterly 16 (October, 1937).
Dixon, Anthony E. Florida’s Negro War: Black Seminoles and the Second Seminole War, 1835-1842. Tallahassee. AHRA Publishing, 2014.
Knetsch, Joe. Florida’s Seminole Wars 1817–1858. Charleston: Arcadia Publishing, 2003.
Murdoch, Richard K. “The Return of Runaway Slaves 1790–1794.” Florida Historical Quarterly 38.2 (October, 1959): 96-113.
Wright, J. Leitch Jr. “A Note on the First Seminole War as Seen by the Indians, Negroes, and their British Advisors.” Journal of SouthernHistory 34.4 (November, 1968): 565-575.
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