Investigative journalist and New York Times bestselling author Craig Pittman highlights the strange and the wonderful sides of Florida in these stories from throughout his career, offering rare insights into the heart of the Sunshine State.
The collision between Marie Selby Botanical Garden scientists and the smugglers of Phragmipedium Kovachii, a rare ladyslipper orchid hailed as the most significant and beautiful new species
discovered in a century, led to search warrants, a grand jury investigation,
and criminal charges.
Exposing the unseen environmental consequences of rampant sprawl, Pittman and Waite explain how wetland protection creates the illusion of environmental protection while doing little to stem the tide of destruction.
This volume illuminates the influence of the Dutch empire in North America, assembling evidence from seventeenth-century settlements located in present-day New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, and Delaware.
In the first history of Spanish-language television in the United States, Craig Allen traces the development of two prominent yet little-studied powerhouses, Univision and Telemundo. Allen tells the inside story of how these networks fought enormous odds to rise as giants of mass communication, questioning monolingual and Anglo-centered versions of U.S. television history.
Edited by Craig N. Cipolla and Katherine Howlett Hayes
Pub Date: 2/11/2020
Inciting a critical examination of the lasting consequences of ancient and modern colonialism on descendant communities, this wide-ranging volume includes essays on Roman Britain, slavery in Brazil, and contemporary Native Americans.
Tells the story of the manufacture & transport of the nearly 23,000 Spanish treasure silver coins salvaged in Florida waters. Traces the coins from their minting in Peru and Mexico, creating a "virtual" visit to a mint where readers watch the molten silve
Plants play a critical role in how we experience our environment. They create calming green spaces, provide oxygen for us to breathe, and nourish our senses. In The Nature of Plants, ecologist and nursery owner Craig Huegel demystifies the complex lives of plants and provides readers with an elucidating journey into their inner and outer workings.