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Paradise Lost?

The Environmental History of Florida

Paradise Lost?( )
Editor: Davis, Jack E.
Arsenault, Raymond
Series title:Florida History and Culture Ser.
Publication Date:Jun 1998
Publisher:University Press of Florida
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $59.95
Book Description:

"From the earliest descriptions of the state's natural beauty to the degradation of the Everglades, virtually every facet of Florida environment is included in Paradise Lost? Nor have the authors neglected the human side of the story, from William Bartram, Marjory Stoneman Douglas, and Archie Carr to various development boosters and bureaucrats. . . . A fine collection that will make an important contribution to environmental history generally and to the history of...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: History / United States / State & Local / South (Al, Ar, Fl, Ga, Ky, La, Ms, Nc, Sc, Tn, Va, Wv)
Science / Environmental Science
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 Inches
Book Weight:1.68 Pounds
Author Biography
Jack E. Davis was born on July 13, 1956. He received bachelor's and master's degree from the University of South Florida and a Ph.D. from Brandeis University. He taught at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, the University of Jordan, and Eckerd College. He is currently a professor at the University of Florida.

He has written several books including Race Against Time: Culture and Separation in Natchez Since 1930, which won the Charles S. Sydnor Prize for the best book in southern history, and The Gulf: The Making of an American Sea, which won the Kirkus Prize and the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for history. He also edited three anthologies and a collection of writings by Marjory Stoneman Douglas.


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