Spain, Britain and the American Revolution in Florida, 1763-1783

This volume details the British occupation of colonial Florida immediately before and during the American Revolution with emphasis on the effect which this possession had on the course of the war. Beginning with a brief summary of Spanish history, it takes a look at the relative colonial positions of Spain and Britain with regard to the Americas during the pre-revolutionary period. The Georgia-Florida border dispute, the invasion of East Florida and the eventual return of the Spaniards are also discussed.