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200 quick looks at Florida history 1 edition

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200 quick looks at Florida history
1st ed.
James C. Clark.

Published September 2000 by Pineapple Press, Inc. in Sarasota, Florida .
Written in English.

About the Book

Learn 200 quick, painless history lessons in one thoroughly researched book. An indispensable guide for Florida students, newcomers, and old-timers alike.

Florida has a long and complex and very interesting history, but few of us have time to read it in depth. So here are 200 quick looks at Florida's 10,000 years of history, from the arrival of the first natives to the present. The distilled version is packed with unusual and little-known facts and stories.

  • America's first convent became a Florida military barracks

  • The first tourist attraction in Florida featured ostrich racing

  • The first Thanksgiving was celebrated in Florida

  • The University of Florida is in Gainesville because of scandal

  • Florida farmers made a fortune investing in Coca-Cola

  • To raise money in the 1830s, Florida printed $3 bills

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Genre
Miscellanea.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
975.9
Library of Congress
F311.6 .C57 2000

The Physical Object

Format
Paperback
Pagination
197 p.
Number of pages
197
Dimensions
6 x 9
Weight
.72

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL6782330M
ISBN 10
1561642002
ISBN 13
9781561642007
LC Control Number
00031360
OCLC/WorldCat
43929638
Library Thing
1327981
Goodreads
2746093

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April 28, 2010 Edited by Open Library Bot Linked existing covers to the work.
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