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Florida Book Award for Florida Nonfiction, Silver - 2008
" Is an excellent example of an interdisciplinary approach to the history of the built environment."
" An important book that provides a provocative window into a time when concerted government action reshaped the landscape, both literally and figurativly, of south Florida. A fine multidisplinary collection about an important and herefore rather neglected subject."
"A fascinating initial foray into South Florida's New Deal history."
--Tampa Bay History
"A useful and accessible introduction to the impact of national programs on local priorities and landscapes in the Roosevelt era. Scholars interested in the material culture of the period will find stimulating models for new lines of inquiry."
--The Journal of Southern History
"Just in time to serve as an invaluable guide for evaluating our options by showing us what worked in the past."
--Florida Book Review