Browse by Subject: History

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They Dared to Dream: Florida Women Who Shaped History

The untold stories of Florida’s most extraordinary women.

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Saving Florida: Women's Fight for the Environment in the Twentieth Century

Tells the story of how women led the fight for unprecedented changes in how the Sunshine State reveres its unique natural resources and set the foundation for this century's environmental agenda, which came to include the idea of sustainable development. As a collective force they forever altered how others saw women's roles in society.

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The Minibook of Minigolf

A wacky and wonderful tour of miniature golf in the southeast

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Walking St. Augustine: An Illustrated Guide and Pocket History to America's Oldest City

Celebrate 450 years of history with a walking tour of the Old City.

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Category 5: The 1935 Labor Day Hurricane

A frightening account of the first Category 5 storm to strike the U.S.

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Making Sense of Marshall Ledbetter: The Dark Side of Political Protest

Marshall Ledbetter's invasion of the Florida State Capitol is forever remembered as the biggest security breach of the building's history.

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Recalling Deeds Immortal: Florida Monuments to the Civil War

Looks at the diversity of Civil War monuments built in Florida between Reconstruction and the present day, elucidating their emblematic and social dimensions.

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Thunder on the River: The Civil War in Northeast Florida

Sheds light on this oft-forgotten theatre of war and details the dynamic racial and cultural factors that led to Florida’s engagement on behalf of the South.

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Discovering Florida: First-Contact Narratives from Spanish Expeditions along the Lower Gulf Coast

Including transcriptions of the original Spanish documents as well as English translations, this volume presents--in their own words--the experiences and reactions of Spaniards who came to Florida with Juan Ponce de León, Pánfilo de Narváez, Hernando de Soto, and Pedro Menéndez de Avilés.

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State of Defiance: Challenging the Johns Committee's Assault on Civil Liberties

Drawing on previously unpublished sources and newly unsealed records, Judith Poucher profiles five individuals who stood up to the Johns Committee.