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Flora of Florida, Volume IV: Dicotyledons, Combretaceae through Amaranthaceae

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Pedro Menéndez de Avilés and the Conquest of Florida: A New Manuscript

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Travels on the St. Johns River

Travels on the St. Johns River presents writings by these pioneering naturalists, including selections from John Bartram's Diary, family correspondence, and William's description of the St. Johns River Valley from his celebrated Travels. It also provides valuable editorial notes and a modern record of the flora and fauna they once encountered, allowing readers to see the land through the explorers' eyes.
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Florida's Minority Trailblazers: The Men and Women Who Changed the Face of Florida Government

Drawing primarily from personal interviews, Susan MacManus recounts the stories of fifty-one trailblazers--the first minority men and women, both Democrat and Republican--who were elected or appointed to state legislative, executive, and judicial offices and to Congress since the 1960s.
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Sea Level Rise in Florida: Science, Impacts, and Options

Sea Level Rise in Florida offers an in-depth examination of the rise and fall of sea levels in the past and the science behind the current data, both measured and projected. The authors also discuss ongoing and potential consequences for natural marine and coastal systems and how we can begin to plan strategically for the inevitable changes.
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Remembering Florida Springs

Discover the mermaids, alligators, underwater mountains, and glass-bottom and submarine boats of one of Florida’s most fascinating natural wonders! In this visual tour of the state’s five largest springs, collector-extraordinaire Tim Hollis brings together postcards, advertisements, brochures, signs, flyers, and souvenirs from the early days of these popular roadside attractions.
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Backroads of Paradise: A Journey to Rediscover Old Florida

In the 1930s, the Federal Writers' Project paid Stetson Kennedy and Zora Neale Hurston, along with other lesser-known writers, to create driving tours of Florida. The FWP and the State of Florida jointly published the results as Florida: A Guide to the Southernmost State. In Backroads of Paradise, Cathy Salustri retraces the routes these writers traveled, bringing a modern eye to the historic tours.
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Saving Florida: Women's Fight for the Environment in the Twentieth Century

Tells the story of how women led the fight for unprecedented changes in how the Sunshine State reveres its unique natural resources and set the foundation for this century's environmental agenda, which came to include the idea of sustainable development. As a collective force they forever altered how others saw women's roles in society.
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Shrimp Country: Recipes and Tales from the Southern Coasts

Embark on a fresh and delicious culinary tour of coastal America! Shrimp Country invites readers to discover the southern shorelines from Texas to the Carolinas, savoring the region's sea air, salty characters, and succulent shrimp.
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The Seminole Wars: America's Longest Indian Conflict

This illustrated popular history is the first book to provide a comprehensive overview of all three Indian wars.