Browse by Subject: Florida

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The Making of Florida’s Universities: Public Higher Education at the Turn of the Twentieth Century

In this book, Carl Van Ness describes the formative years of higher education in Florida, comparing the trajectory to that of other states and putting it in context within the broader history and culture of the South.

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From Death Row to Freedom: The Struggle for Racial Justice in the Pitts-Lee Case

This book is an insider’s account of the case of Freddie Lee Pitts and Wilbert Lee, two Black men who were wrongfully charged and convicted of murder and sentenced to death during the civil rights era of the 1960s.

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100 Roses for the South Florida Garden

Illustrated with beautiful color photographs, this guide equips home gardeners and landscape professionals alike with the knowledge to successfully grow roses in the tropical climate of South Florida.

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Janet Reno: A Life

The first full biography of former United States attorney general Janet Reno, this book examines the guiding forces that shaped Reno’s character, the trails blazed by Reno in her professional roles, and the lasting influence of Reno on American politics and society.

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Backpacking Florida

Featuring 40 overnight trail adventures covering a total of 600 miles across the state, this guide provides readers with the tools and information they need to experience the perfect Florida backpacking trip.

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Good Day Sunshine State: How the Beatles Rocked Florida

This book explores the musical and cultural impact of the Beatles in Florida, an important part of the revolution that helped make the Fab Four a worldwide phenomenon.

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All Things Beautiful: Wonders from the Collections of the Florida Museum of Natural History

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To Tell a Black Story of Miami

In this book, Tatiana McInnis examines literary and cultural representations of Miami alongside the city’s material realities to challenge the image of South Florida as a diverse cosmopolitan paradise.

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Forces of Nature: A History of Florida Land Conservation

In this comprehensive history of land conservation in Florida, Clay Henderson celebrates the individuals and organizations who made the state a leader in state-funded conservation and land preservation.

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Trees: North & Central Florida

A field guide to 140 tree species