Browse by Subject: Florida

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The Florida Manatee: Biology and Conservation

The Florida Manatee is an engaging, accessible introduction to manatee biology from two scientists who have been at the forefront of manatee research for over three decades.

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The Thing about Florida: Exploring a Misunderstood State

Tyler Gillespie takes readers on an exuberant search for the state behind the caricatures, finding Florida’s humanity: a beautiful mix of hopes, dreams, and second chances.

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The Art of Birds: Grace and Motion in the Wild

In photographs that surprise with their eye-catching composition and amaze with their detail, Jim Miller captures the beauty of birds as most people never see them, encouraging viewers to marvel at the elegant combination of form and function in bird species.

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The Palmetto Book: Histories and Mysteries of the Cabbage Palm

In this fascinating journey through the natural and cultural history of the palmetto, Jono Miller offers surprising facts and dispels common myths about an important native plant that remains largely misunderstood.

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Florida Scrub-Jay: Field Notes on a Vanishing Bird

With a writer’s eye and an explorer’s spirit, Mark Walters travels the state to report on the natural history and current predicament of Florida’s flagship bird, providing a portrait of a species on the brink.

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The Wilder Heart of Florida: More Writers Inspired by Florida Nature

In this captivating collection, Florida’s most notable authors, poets, and environmentalists take readers on a journey through the natural wonders of the state.

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Illustrated Plants of Florida and the Coastal Plain

Updated with over 200 new illustrations as well as current plant names and taxonomies, this volume is an indispensable identification guide to nearly 1,400 species of plants, both common and rare, found in Florida and neighboring coastal states.

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Tampa: Impressions of an Emigrant

Translated into English with extensive notes and a wealth of supplementary material, this narrative of a nineteenth-century Cuban émigré brings to life the early Cuban exile communities in Tampa.

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Chesterfield Smith, America's Lawyer

This biography follows the life of Chesterfield Smith, a defining Florida figure who led the Florida Bar, masterminded the drafting of a new state constitution, and spearheaded the American Bar Association’s condemnation of Richard M. Nixon during the Watergate scandal.

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Alfred Hair: Heart of the Highwaymen

A long-awaited testament to the life and work of Alfred Hair, the driving force of the Florida Highwaymen, this book introduces a charismatic personality whose energy and creativity were foundational to the success of his fellow African American artists during the era of Jim Crow segregation.