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Flora of Florida, Volume IV: Dicotyledons, Combretaceae through Amaranthaceae

This fourth volume of the Flora of Florida collection continues the definitive and comprehensive identification manual to the Sunshine State's 4,000 kinds of native and nonnative ferns and fern allies, nonflowering seed plants, and flowering seed plants. Volume IV contains the taxonomic treatments of 31 families of Florida's dicotyledons.

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Ornamental Palm Horticulture, second edition

With a wealth of colorful photos, this updated edition of the essential reference for growing palms contains new information on seed germination, fertilization, pests, and diseases. Nowhere else has such comprehensive information on palm horticulture been brought together in one book.

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An Ice Age Mystery: Unearthing the Secrets of the Old Vero Site

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Bad Guys, Bullets, and Boat Chases: True Stories of Florida Game Wardens

The dangerous lives of wildlife officers in backcountry Florida

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Pedro Menéndez de Avilés and the Conquest of Florida: A New Manuscript

In Pedro Menéndez de Avilés and the Conquest of Florida, Arbesú sheds light on principal events missing from the story of St. Augustine's founding. 

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Elvis Ignited: The Rise of an Icon in Florida

Elvis Ignited tracks the rising star through his tours of Florida, from 1955 when Presley was an unknown to 1956 when Presley played more concerts in Florida than in any other state. In only fifteen months, Presley toured Florida four times, becoming the object of worship, scorn, and controversy. Struck by a new kind of music and performances so different from anything they had known before, Floridians saw how special Elvis was before the rest of the world caught on. Before their very eyes, he transformed from Hillbilly Cat to the King of Rock and Roll.

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Travels on the St. Johns River

Travels on the St. Johns River presents writings by these pioneering naturalists, including selections from John Bartram's Diary, family correspondence, and William's description of the St. Johns River Valley from his celebrated Travels. It also provides valuable editorial notes and a modern record of the flora and fauna they once encountered, allowing readers to see the land through the explorers' eyes.

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Florida's Minority Trailblazers: The Men and Women Who Changed the Face of Florida Government

Drawing primarily from personal interviews, Susan MacManus recounts the stories of fifty-one trailblazers--the first minority men and women, both Democrat and Republican--who were elected or appointed to state legislative, executive, and judicial offices and to Congress since the 1960s.

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The Discipline of Nature: Architect Alfred Browning Parker in Florida

Among the modernist architects who transformed postwar Florida into a laboratory of regionalist architecture, Alfred Browning Parker was an Iconoclast. He shared the conviction, common among young architects in Miami, that an authentic regional architecture had not yet been "invented." Inspired by the power of place and eager to innovate, Parker became a disciple of American traditions and the region's foremost organic architect.

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Sea Level Rise in Florida: Science, Impacts, and Options

Sea Level Rise in Florida offers an in-depth examination of the rise and fall of sea levels in the past and the science behind the current data, both measured and projected. The authors also discuss ongoing and potential consequences for natural marine and coastal systems and how we can begin to plan strategically for the inevitable changes.