on race and slavery. The reader is directed to Keith Griffl er’s ﬁ ne, concise Front Line of Freedom (2004) to make up the deﬁ cit. David G. Smith notes 1. See Jonathan Earle, Jacksonian Antislavery and the Politics of Free Soil, 1824– 1854 (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2004). david g. smith is the author of On the Edge of Freedom: The Fugitive Slave Issue in South Central Pennsylvania, 1820–1870 (Fordham University Press, 2013). The Maroons of Prospect Bluff and Their Quest for Freedom in the Atlantic World. By Nathaniel Millett. (Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2013. Pp. 360. Cloth, $74.95.) Until recent decades, Florida historians minimized, misrepresented, or ignored the contributions and experiences of Africans and African Americans. Beginning in the 1960s with the work of Joe M. Richardson, however, that situation slowly began to change. Over the following decades, excellent scholarship from Daniel L. Schafer, Jane L. Landers, Larry E. Rivers, and others has altered perspectives in dramatic fashion. Progress has come so far as to spark a backlash of sorts, with commentators here and there insisting that emphasis on black agency and black involvement has been overblown. Within the community of Florida scholars,
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