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T. D. Allman

author of "Finding Florida"

T. D. Allman appears in the following:

Revisiting Tiananmen Square 25 Years On

Wednesday, June 04, 2014

Twenty five years ago today, student protests in the Chinese capital turned violent when troops closed in on civilians demonstrating for democratic reforms in Tiananmen Square.

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Florida's Stand Your Ground Law & Race Relations

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

This past weekend, George Zimmerman was found not guilty of murdering Trayvon Martin. It’s a verdict that’s outraged many, and led to debates around the country about race relations, justice and the particular laws and social climate of Florida. As author T.D. Allman sees it, the focus on Florida is warranted—not just because the case reflects the unique history of Florida—but also because Florida is a microcosm of the rest of the United States. 

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The True History of Florida

Friday, June 21, 2013

T. D. Allman describes the many faces of Florida. It was once a became a pestilential backwater but today is the fourth most populous and diverse states. In Finding Florida: The True History of the Sunshine State, journalist T.D. Allman tells the myths, misconceptions, and the remarkable history of the state.

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A New History Puts a Critical Eye to Florida's Past

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Earlier this month, Florida celebrated the 500th anniversary of explorer Ponce de León’s discovery of the state. In new book, "Finding Florida," T. D. Allman takes a critical look at the forces that shaped that state — starting with Ponce de Leon.

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