Gary R. Mormino

Gary R. Mormino is professor emeritus of history at the University of South Florida St. Petersburg. He is the winner of the Florida Humanities 2015 Florida Lifetime Achievement Award for Writing and serves as Florida Humanities scholar in residence. His many books include Land of Sunshine, State of Dreams: A Social History of Modern Florida.
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Land of Sunshine, State of Dreams

A Social History of Modern Florida

University Press of Florida
From New Spain, to Old South, to New South, to Sunbelt, the story of how and why millions have come to Florida and influenced the enduring but changing meanings of a dreamstate. 52 b&w and 6 color photos, 4 maps.
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Millard Fillmore Caldwell

Governing on the Wrong Side of History

University Press of Florida

Once considered one of the greatest Floridians of his generation, Millard Fillmore Caldwell is known today for his inability to adjust to the racial progress of the modern world. Leading Florida historian Gary Mormino tackles the difficult question of how to remember yesterday’s heroes who are now known to have had serious flaws.

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Immigrant World of Ybor City

Italians and Their Latin Neighbors in Tampa, 1885-1985

University of Florida Press, Library Press at UF
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Dreams in the New Century

Instant Cities, Shattered Hopes, and Florida’s Turning Point

University Press of Florida
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