Tropic of Hopes: California, Florida, and the Selling of American Paradise, 1869-1929 (Paperback)Henry Knight (author)
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Henry Knight examines and compares the way the two states were promoted, adding to existing historiographies on California and Florida while providing expert analysis of how railroad kingpins, land barons, agriculturalists, and chambers of commerce invented and popularized an image of these states as the American Paradise.
Publisher: University Press of Florida
Number of pages: 280
Weight: 454 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 16 mm
"An engaging, insightful book that offers us a cultural history of economic development in an era when health, independence, and the good life itself were being redefined."--Business History Review
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