Publisher: University Press of Florida
Keywords: forests, florida, history
Number of Pages: 608
Published: 2007-07-01
List price: $65.00
ISBN-10: 0813030226
ISBN-13: 9780813030227

"The Kendrick manuscript illustrates and fully supports the claims of many that there was and still is a lot of gold in the green . . . Cleverly elevates the value of Florida’s renewable natural resources and clearly lets you see the forests and the trees. When it comes to forest history, there is simply not another work like it!"--Jeff Doran, executive vice president, Florida Forestry Association "An excellent account of how important Florida’s forests have been in providing the capital to permit exciting and rapid growth and development during the last 150 years;

Author: Robert Plunket
Publisher: Getty Publications
Keywords: florida, evans, walker
Number of Pages: 80
Published: 2000-04-13
List price: $22.50
ISBN-10: 0892365668
ISBN-13: 9780892365661

American photographer Walker Evans (1903-1975) is best known for his portraits of Depression-era America, a number of which were included in Let Us Now Praise Famous Men (1941), his famous collaboration with writer James Agee. In 1942 at the behest of retired journalist Karl Bickel, Evans journeyed to Sarasota to take photographs for the Mangrove Coast, a book Bickel was writing about the long and colorful history of Florida’s Gulf Coast. Featured in Walker Evans: Florida are the surprising images Evans took during that six-week stay in the area, which constitute a little-known chapt

Author: Barbara A. Somervill
Publisher: Children’s Press(CT)
Keywords: sea, series, second, shining, florida
Number of Pages: 80
Published: 2008-03
List price: $7.95
ISBN-10: 0531188027
ISBN-13: 9780531188026

Describes the geography, plants and animals, history, economy, language, culture and people of the state of Florida

Authors:McIver, Stuart M.,
Publisher: Pineapple Pr
Keywords: chronicles, florida, sun, touched
Number of Pages: 259
Published: 2008-10-01
List price: $12.95
ISBN-10: 1561644404
ISBN-13: 9781561644407

Florida has long been a mecca for those looking for a change of scenery, pace, or fortune. One way or another all who enter Florida are touched by the sun. Its powerful rays leave them with a sense of well-being, better health, or maybe just a sunburn. Come meet some of the glorious sun-drenched characters.In this third volume of the Florida Chronicles, a continuing series on the state s history, author Stuart B. McIver tells his tales of Florida through the often tangled lives of people who could never be brushed aside as ordinary. These players in that great theatrical production called Flor

Author: Florida Scott-Maxwell
Publisher: Penguin Books
Keywords: days, measure
Number of Pages: 150
Published: 1979-04-26
List price: $15.00
ISBN-10: 0140051643
ISBN-13: 9780140051643

The recorded thoughts and memories of an elderly woman provide an intimate view of the doubts and dignity of the aged and reveal the strong human sense of the author.

Author: Carole Marsh
Publisher: Gallopade International
Keywords: disasters, devastating, florida
Published: 1990-06
List price: $29.95
ISBN-10: 0793302838
ISBN-13: 9780793302833

This book chronicles some of the most dramatic, strange and terrible things that have happened in Florida - fires, tornadoes, waterspouts, earthquakes, diseases and more. If it shivered, shook, sunk, or otherwise affected Florida, you’ll find it here. Teach kids that the natural world can be scarier and more exciting than any action movie. This dramatic book emphasizes history, geography, science, personal stories and heroism. Let kids learn the why’s and how’s of disasters, with a close-to-home context that will make sure they’re paying attention. Finally,

Author: Love Dean
Publisher: Pineapple Press
Keywords: keys, florida, lighthouses
Number of Pages: 304
Published: 1998-10-01
List price: $24.95
ISBN-10: 156164160X
ISBN-13: 9781561641604

The history of the indicdual lights, inlcuding their construction, repairs needed due to storms, and the politics that have always swirled around them as surely as the waters in the Atlantic Ocean, the Gulf of Mexico, and the Florida Straits
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