Bubble in the sun : the Florida boom of the 1920s and how it brought on the Great Depression
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New York : Simon & Schuster, 2020.
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First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
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xix, 411 pages, 16 unnumbered pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
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Ft. Walton Beach - FL nonfiction  1 available
FL 333.3309 KNOWLTON

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Book
Street Date
2001
Language
English
ISBN
9781982128371, 1982128372, 9781982128388, 1982128380

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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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"Christopher Knowlton, author of Cattle Kingdom and former Fortune writer, takes an in-depth look at the spectacular Florida land boom of the 1920s and shows how it led directly to the Great Depression"--,Provided by publisher.
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The 1920s in Florida was a time of incredible excess, immense wealth, and precipitous collapse. The new cities that rose rapidly from the teeming wetlands spawned a new subdivision civilization-- and an egregious large-scale assault on the environment in the name of progress. Knowlton examines the grand artistic and entrepreneurial visions behind Coral Gables, Boca Raton, Miami Beach, and other storied sites, as well as the darker side of the frenzy. Giant fortunes were made-- and lost; the nightlife raged raucously, and the pure beauty of the Everglades suffered wanton ruination while the workers, mostly black, who built and maintained the boom endured grievous abuses. -- adapted from jacket

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Knowlton, C. (2020). Bubble in the sun: the Florida boom of the 1920s and how it brought on the Great Depression (First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.). Simon & Schuster.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Knowlton, Christopher. 2020. Bubble in the Sun: The Florida Boom of the 1920s and How It Brought On the Great Depression. New York: Simon & Schuster.

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Knowlton, Christopher. Bubble in the Sun: The Florida Boom of the 1920s and How It Brought On the Great Depression New York: Simon & Schuster, 2020.

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Knowlton, Christopher. Bubble in the Sun: The Florida Boom of the 1920s and How It Brought On the Great Depression First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition., Simon & Schuster, 2020.

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