Browse by Subject: Culture

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Miami for Families: A Vacation Guide for Parents and Kids

Divides the Miami metropolis into eight manageable neighborhoods, with helpful text boxes on deals, splurges, and inside scoops, so you can easily organize your trip and maximize family fun.

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Power and Paradise in Walt Disney's World

Peels back the actual and contextual layers of Walt Disney’s inspiration and vision for Disney World in central Florida, exploring the reasons why the resort has emerged as such a prominent sociocultural force.

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Waiting at Joe's

By giving voice to these unsung individuals, Deeny Kaplan Lorber reveals the inner workings of Joe’s in this collection of fascinating, intimate vignettes.

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Miami: City of the Future, Revised Edition

With trenchant observations and witty prose, T. D. Allman takes readers on a tour of Miami’s people, cultures, politics, and neighborhoods. This twenty-fifth anniversary edition remains a classic guide to a city teeming with money, exotic cargo, illegal drugs, and immigrants from all corners of the world.

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Fringe Florida: Travels among Mud Boggers, Furries, Ufologists, Nudists, and Other Lovers of Unconventional Lifestyles

Leave your inhibitions at the state line

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Heart and Soul of Florida: Sacred Sites and Historic Architecture

Gordon inspires the general and professional public to see Florida’s built environment as a rich continuum of history and identity that shaped and continues to impact Florida’s culture--from the mundane to the transcendent.

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Weeki Wachee Mermaids: Thirty Years of Underwater Photography

Weeki Wachee Mermaids features rare, never-before-published vintage photographs, postcards, and publicity shots taken over a thirty year period, starting with the first performance in 1947 and ending with the extravagant "underwater Broadway " shows created by the corporate owners of ABC-TV. 

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Field to Feast: Recipes Celebrating Florida Farmers, Chefs, and Artisans

A delicious celebration of Florida food and cooking that’ll lead you from the kitchen to the farmers' market and home again.

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Postcards from Florida Cowboys

Carlton Ward's stunning images reveal a world at the heart of Florida that few tourists--or residents--ever see.

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Postcards from Journal of Light

For nearly thirty years, John Moran has sought to capture the very soul of one of the most photographed states in the country.