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Napoleon Bonaparte Broward
Florida's Fighting Democrat

by Samuel Proctor

Softcover, 400 pages, 6" x 9"
Copyright 1993, Originally Published 1950
University Press of Florida

From the back of the book:
Revealing the politics and intrigues of frontier Florida in the period still known as the "Broward Era," Samuel Proctor describes the life and liberal administration of Napoleon Bonaparte Broward (1857-1910), elected governor of Florida in 1904.

About the author
Samuel Proctor is distinguished service professor of history at the University of Florida and editor of the Bicentennial Floridiana Facsimile Series. He is the author and editor of many books about Florida history, and longtime editor of the Florida Historical Quarterly.

Table of Contents
Illustrations
Preface to 1993 Edition
Preface to 1950 Edition
1. Birthright of a Fighting Democrat
2. Winds of Adversity
3. River Runs and a Romance
4. Politics and the Plague
5. Breaking with Bourbonism
6. A Fight and a Riot
7. "Iniquity of the Corporation People"
8. Bearding the Spanish Lion
9. "A Price on His Head"
10. Fireworks in Florida
11. Liberalism Comes to Power
12. The Battle of the Giants
13. A Crusader Becomes Governor
14. The Broward Era Begins
15. "Save the People's Land!"
16. "Praised by These - Blamed by Those"
17. In the Hands of the Common People
Notes
Bibliography
Index

Illustrations
Three Friends
Broward Receiving the Oath of Office
The Broward Family
Napoleon Bonaparte Broward
Mrs. Broward as the First Lady of Florida

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