Browse by Subject: History

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From Yellow Dog Democrats to Red State Republicans: Florida and Its Politics since 1940

The rise of Florida as bellwether for the politics of the South--and the nation. As the story of one of the most influential states, the book redefines Florida politics.

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Voices of the Apalachicola

One of the main resources of water not only for Florida, but also Alabama and Georgia, the threatened Apalachicola River system is brought to life through stories of the people who live along its banks.

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Florida's Unexpected Wildlife: Exotic Species, Living Fossils, and Mythical Beasts in the Sunshine State

While "monster hunters" can use Florida’s Unexpected Wildlife as a field guide, casual readers can simply enjoy the many fascinating tales and the wealth of evidence collected in this book. With 41 b&w illustrations.

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Exploring Florida's Emerald Coast: A Rich History and a Rare Ecology

An engaging introduction to the communities, natural history, and eccentricities of the Florida Panhandle. The 100-mile stretch between Pensacola and Panama City dubbed the Emerald Coast has 4.5 million visitors each year. With 64 b&w photos.

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Michael Gannon's History of Florida in Forty Minutes

From the Timucua to Disney, emeritus professor Gannon packs 12,000 years of history into an entertaining 40-minute cruise through Florida’s centuries. Audio CD and print combination format in keepsake edition.

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America's Fortress: A History of Fort Jefferson, Dry Tortugas, Florida

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The Supreme Court of Florida, 1917-1972

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Floridian of His Century: The Courage of Governor LeRoy Collins

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Key West: History of an Island of Dreams

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Cracker: The Cracker Culture in Florida History