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Author Knight, Henry, 1982-
Title Tropic of hopes [electronic resource] : California, Florida, and the selling of American paradise / Henry Knight.
Publication Info. Gainesville : University Press of Florida, c2013.
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 Libraries Electronic Books  ELECTRONIC BOOKS-DDA    AVAIL. ONLINE
Description 1 online resource.
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents "Our" tropical lands: reinventions of California and Florida after the Civil War -- A climate for health and wealth: the lure of tropical leisure on American soil -- The fruits of labor: boosterist visions of republican renewal and semi-tropical agriculture -- Desert and swamp: the conquest of tropical nature in the progressive era -- "New edens of the Saxon home-seeker": Los Angeles, Miami, and semi-tropical urban life.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
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Subject Florida -- Economic conditions.
California -- Economic conditions.
Florida -- Population -- History.
California -- Population -- History.
Florida -- Social conditions.
California -- Social conditions.
Added Author Ebooks Corporation
Related To Original 9780813044811 0813044812 (DLC) 2013015086
ISBN 0813048419 (electronic bk.)
9780813048413 (electronic bk.)
9780813044811 (alk. paper)
0813044812 (alk. paper)
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