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Books by DAVID J. NELSON

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How the New Deal Built Florida Tourism: The Civilian Conservation Corps and State Parks

Countering the conventional narrative that Florida’s tourism industry suffered during the Great Depression, this book shows that the 1930s were, in reality, the starting point for much that characterizes modern Florida’s tourism. David Nelson argues that state and federal government programs designed to reboot the economy during this decade are crucial to understanding the state today.