200 Quick Looks at Florida History

200 Quick Looks at Florida History

by James C Clark

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Overview

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.



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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781561642007
Publisher: Pineapple Press, Inc.
Publication date: 09/01/2000
Series: History of Florida
Pages: 198
Sales rank: 738,914
Product dimensions: 6.08(w) x 8.97(h) x 0.52(d)
Age Range: 8 Years

About the Author

James Clark was born in Washington, D.C. He began his journalism career with ABC News in Washington as a copyboy before joining United Press International as a reporter. He worked for the Columbia (S.C.) Record, Tampa Tribune, Orlando Sentinel, Raleigh News & Observer and for the Associated Press in Charlotte and Philadelphia. He has been honored with the George Polk Award, Numerous awards from the Florida Society of Newspaper Editor, The Gerald Loeb Award and the Sigma Delta Chi Award. He is the author of six books, including the three volumes of the Pineapple Anthology of Florida Writers. He is a history lecturer at the University of Central Florida.

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