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Concise Natural History Of East & West Florida, A - Bernard Romans

Concise Natural History Of East & West Florida, A


Published: 31st May 1999
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Covering everything from Acadians to Yellow
Fever, Bernard Romans exhaustively addressed daily life in Florida and minutely
described its natural features-but he also did much more. He was copious in
conveying the manners and customs of the native Chickasaw, Choctaw, and Creek
Indians, including, despite their bad traits, one common outstanding virtue:
hospitality. Romans also notes the habits and character of the colonists and
comments on the prevalence of drinking. By focusing his attention on even the
most minute detail, Romans has given us a fascinating, true account of early
According to the Library of Congress, the variety of natural,
aboriginal, historic, and miscellaneous information which [the book]
graphically gives is far more original than a great many pioneer
histories. Originally published in 1775, this rare work was first
reprinted by Pelican in 1961.

ISBN: 9781565546134
ISBN-10: 156554613X
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 316
Published: 31st May 1999
Publisher: Portfolio Press,U.S.
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.62 x 14.05  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.4