Browse by Subject: Florida

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Fossiling in Florida: A Guide for Diggers and Divers

Completely illustrated, accessible guide to amateur fossil hunting on land and under water in Florida. Tells how and where to hunt for the remains of mammoths, mastodons, saber-toothed cats and other

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Vegetable Gardening in Florida

Full-color, illustrated, eco-friendly guide for weekend gardeners and full-time farmers. Sections include site selection, vegetable variety, soil fertilization, climate variables,

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Beechers, Stowes, and Yankee Strangers: The Transformation of Florida

Tells the story of Harriet Beecher Stowe (author of Uncle Tom’s Cabin), her brother Charles, and a small group of Yankee reformers who arrived in Reconstruction Florida

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Palmetto Leaves

First published in 1873, Palmetto Leaves is a collection of idyllic sketches by famed author Harriet Beecher Stowe (author of Uncle Tom’s Cabin) describing idyllic Florida life in the late 1800s. Descriptions of picnicking,

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Government in the Sunshine State: Florida Since Statehood

A concise and accessible history of the state’s unique political system, its development over the last 150 years, and the most important issues facing it today. Explores the shaping influences of: the state’s early ties to Spain and Great Britain,

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The Wild Heart of Florida: Florida Writers on Florida's Wildlands

Eighteen of Florida’s best-loved writers, including Carl Hiaasen, Al Burt, Randy Wayne White, the late Archie Carr and others, share their love for Florida’s natural beauty and their commitment to preserving it.

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Primitive Baptists of the Wiregrass South: 1815 to the Present

Writing with insight and sensitivity, Crowley navigates the history of this denomination through the 20th century and the emergence of at least twenty mutually exclusive factions of Primitive Baptists in this specific region of the Deep South.

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Landscape Plants for Subtropical Climates

Illustrated identification guide and horticultural

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Some Kind of Paradise: A Chronicle of Man and the Land in Florida

For 500 years, visitors to Florida have discovered magic. In Some Kind of Paradise, an eloquent social and environmental history of the state, Mark Derr describes how this exotic land is fast becoming a victim of its own allure.

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The Christmas Eve Cookbook: With Tales of Nochebuena and Chanukah