Florida Tech Author Creates an Illustrated Book on Florida’s History

– Dr. Robert Taylor of the Florida Institute of Technology announced his book, Florida, An Illustrated History, was recently published by Hippocrene Press.

“It is a brief introduction to Florida’s history,” said Taylor, associate professor of history at Florida Tech. The paperback has more than 50
illustrations and photographs. It is currently available at the Florida Tech Bookstore, Field Library of Florida History Book Shop in Cocoa, the Vero Beach
Book Center, Barnes and Noble online at www.barnesandnoble.com and www.Amazon.com.

This is his seventh published book. His last book, Florida in the Civil War, earned him the 2002 Charlton Tebeau Award for the Best Book on Florida

Taylor has worked in Florida history studies for more than 20 years and is the president of the Florida Historical Society.

His research interests include 19th and 20th century America, the American South, Florida history, U.S. military history and 20th century Europe.

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