Browse by Subject: Florida

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A Seminole Legend: The Life of Betty Mae Tiger Jumper

The life and times of the first female head of the Seminole Tribe, the most decorated member of the Seminole Tribe of Florida.

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Maximum Insight: Selected Columns by Bill Maxwell

Selected columns by the St. Petersburg Times writer, syndicated in over 200 papers nationwide, on topics ranging from race relations and individual responsibility, to education, politics, and a civil society.

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The Invisible Empire: The Ku Klux Klan in Florida

From Reconstruction to the 21st century, Newton chronicles 130 years of KKK activity in Florida, detailing the individuals, crimes, and organizational connections that have made this klan group group one of the most violent and enduring in the country.

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Paddler's Guide to the Sunshine State

A comprehensive guide to canoeing and kayaking in Florida, including detailed evaulations of 91 waterways, directions, weather and water conditions, accounts of flora and fauna, safety tips, and contact information for paddling clubs around the state.

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The Highwaymen: Florida's African-American Landscape Painters

The story of a group of African American landscape painters active in the '60s and '70s who are only now coming to be recognized for their distinctive vision and craft. Monroe's account includes reproductions of 63 of the Highwaymen paintings.

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Florida's Golden Age of Souvenirs, 1890-1930

A guidebook and showcase of travel treasures purchased by tourists in Florida, primarily wealthy northerners, from 1890-1930, the golden age of Florida tourism when souvenirs were works of art.

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Florida's Fragile Wildlife: Conservation and Management

Conservation and management of Florida’s vulnerable wildlife and their habitat has been of great concern for decades, and Florida’s Fragile Wildlife is a primer for natural resource managers on how to achieve it. Examining more than 20 threatened species

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The Fossil Vertebrates of Florida

Illustrated with hundreds of photographs and drawings, this authoritative yet readable book describes the fossil vertebrates found in Florida--many unique to the state--and summarizes more than 100 years of paleontological discoveries and research.

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An Early Florida Adventure Story: The Fray Andrés de San Miguel Account

Among documents of Florida’s Spanish colonial period, few eyewitness accounts exist. One of these, the 1595 narrative by Fray Andrés de San Miguel, describes the two-year odyssey of a teenager from Spain across the Atlantic to Mexico, Havana, and Florida

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Flora of Florida, Volume I: Pteridophytes and Gymnosperms

The first of a proposed eight-volume comprehensive reference to the more than 3,800 vascular plants, native and non-native, known to occur growing wild in the state, this fully-illustrated guide provides descriptions of all species of ferns and