Browse by Subject: Florida
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An in-depth look at a wrongful conviction and its landmark reversal, this book is the story of Nathan Myers and Clifford Williams, who were released in 2019 after almost 43 years in prison in the first exoneration brought about through a Conviction Integrity Unit in Florida.
This book recreates the eighteenth-century Florida exploration of botanist Andre Michaux, retracing his routes and including in full documentary form all the plants he collected and observed.
A captivating visual and narrative journey into the ecology of Florida’s animals, this book features brilliant wildlife photography and intimate storytelling that introduces the variety of species within the state.
This well-illustrated book illuminates the life and career of one of Florida's premier architects, whose elegant homes and design aesthetic shaped the architectural character of Winter Park and influenced urban development throughout central Florida.
A surprising tale of corruption alongside activism, this book reveals the little-known story of Teamsters Local 385, the union that represents the performers who play the iconic characters of Mickey Mouse, Goofy, and Cinderella at Walt Disney World.
Curated from the archives of FORUM, the award-winning magazine of Florida Humanities, this anthology presents 50 often surprising and always intriguing stories of life in Florida by some of the nation’s most talented writers and scholars.
This book is packed with simple, practical steps for beautifying any landscape or garden, while helping protect the planet and the species that call it home. This book is the ideal tool for homeowners, gardeners, and landscape professionals who want to be part of the solution to climate change.
The Allman Brothers Band and Lynyrd Skynyrd helped usher in a new kind of southern music from Jacksonville, Florida. Together, they and fellow bands like Blackfoot, 38 Special, and Molly Hatchet would reset the course of seventies rock. Michael FitzGerald tells the story of how the River City bred this generation of legendary musicians.
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.