Every Florida Book Project

Politics, public policy, & Current Events

Historic Politics

Zespedes in East Florida, 1784-1790

Helen Hornbeck Tanner

Non-Federal Censuses of Florida, 1784-1945: A Guide to Sources

Karen Packard Rhodes

Crime, Punishment, & Justice

The White House Boys: An American Tragedy

Roger Dean Kiser

Crime, Sexual Violence, and Clemency: Florida's Pardon Board and Penal System in the Progressive Era

Vivien M.L. Miller

Hard Labor and Hard Time: Florida's "Sunshine Prison" and Chain Gangs

Vivien M. L. Miller


Governance and Politics

Government and Politics in Florida

J. Edwin Benton

Politics in Florida

Thomas R. Dye

The Myth of Representation and the Florida Legislature: A House of Competing Loyalties, 1927-2000

Eric Prier

Ghosts Of Florida: Making Elections Fair for Blacks

Tom Grayman

The Politics of Disaster: Tracking the Impact of Hurricane Andrew

David K. Twigg

Government and Politics in Florida

Robert J. Huckshorn (editor)

Government in the Sunshine State: Florida Since Statehood

David R. Colburn, Lance deHaven-Smith

From Yellow Dog Democrats to Red State Republicans: Florida and Its Politics since 1940

David R. Colburn

The New Jim Crow: African Americans, Civil Rights, and the First Presidential Election of the 21st Century: Disenfranchising African Americans in Florida ... for Civil Rights and Political Equality

Godfrey C. Henry


Reubin O'D. Askew and the Golden Age of Florida Politics

Martin A. Dyckman, David R. Colburn and Susan MacManus


Red Pepper and Gorgeous George: Claude Pepper's Epic Defeat in the 1950 Democratic Primary

James C. Clark

Floridian of His Century: The Courage of Governor LeRoy Collins

Martin A. Dyckman

How Florida Happened: The Political Education of Buddy MacKay

Buddy MacKay & Rick Edmonds

Claude Pepper and Ed Ball: Politics, Purpose, and Power

Tracy E. Danese

Immigrant Prince: Mel Martinez and the American Dream

Richard E. Foglesong

Jeb Bush: Aggressive Conservatism in Florida

Robert E., Jr. Crew

political memoirs

The 57 Club: My Four Decades in Florida Politics

Frederick B. Karl

Local Government

County Governments In Florida: First in a Series on Local Government

Frank Sherwood

Florida Law & the Courts

Gideon's Trumpet

Anthony Lewis

A Most Disorderly Court: Scandal and Reform in the Florida Judiciary

Martin A. Dyckman

The Supreme Court of Florida and Its Predecessor Courts, 1821-1917

Walter W. Manley, II, Canter Brown, Jr., Eric W. Rise (editors)

Cases Argued and Adjudged in the Supreme Court of Florida

The Florida Supreme Court

Gideon V. Wainwright:

The Right to Free Legal Counsel

G. S. Prentzas (Author), Tim McNeese (Editor)

The Florida State Constitution:

A Reference Guide

Talbot D'Alemberte

The Supreme Court of Florida, 1917-1972

Walter W. Manley, Edgar Canter Brown

Business, Economics, & labor

Team Rodent: How Disney Devours the World

Carl Hiaasen

Immokalee's Fields of Hope

Carlene Thissen

Public Education

Education Reform in Florida: Diversity and Equity in Public Policy

Kathryn M. Borman & Sherman Dorn (Eds.)

Environmental Policy

Tomatoland: How Modern Industrial Agriculture Destroyed Our Most Alluring Fruit 

Barry Estabrook

Mirage: Florida and the Vanishing Water of the Eastern U.S.

Cynthia Barnett

Green Empire: The St. Joe Company and the Remaking of Florida's Panhandle

Kathryn Ziewitz, June Wiaz

Paving Paradise: Florida's Vanishing Wetlands and the Failure of No Net Loss

Craig Pittman

Manatee Insanity: Inside the War over Florida's Most Famous Endangered Species

Craig Pittman

From Eden to Sahara: Florida's Tragedy

John Kunkel Small

Land Use Planning, Environmental Protection and Growth Management: The Florida Experience

Robert A. Catlin

Florida's Water: A Fragile Resource in a Vulnerable State

Tom Swihart

Ditch of Dreams: The Cross Florida Barge Canal and the Struggle for Florida's Future

Steven Noll, David Tegeder