See All Customer Reviews.
Shop Books. Read an excerpt of this book!
Key West on the Edge: Inventing the Conch Republic
Add to Wishlist. USD Sign in to Purchase Instantly.
Average Review. Write a Review. Related Searches.
Guide Key West on the Edge: Inventing the Conch Republic (Florida History and Culture)
Constructing Floridians: Natives and Europeans in the Colonial. Florida Historical Society Harry T. Moore Award. Florida Book Award for Florida Nonfiction, Florida Book Award for Florida Nonfiction, SilverConstructing Floridians explores the origins of racialization in peninsular Florida and its hinterlands during the years prior to the founding of the United States. Duval Street, which stretches the length of one of the most unusual cities in America, is today lined with brand-name shops that can be found in any major shopping mall in America.
Florida Events, Month by Month
Leaving no stone unturned, Kerstein reveals how Key West has changed dramatically over the years while holding on to the uniqueness that continues to attract tourists and new residents to the island. Of Related Interest. Picturing Apollo Augustine's Ghosts. The History of Florida. Miller and George E.
Pozzetta's Shades of the Sunbelt: Essays on Ethnicity. Race, and the Urban South Westport, Conn. Concerned with post-Civil War development, this volume is a good companion to Consuelo E. While Stebbins provides insights into Key West's Latin American sociopolitical links, Kerstein is concerned with the city's twentieth-century transformation into a tourist mecca.
Situating Key West's story within the tension between "local uniqueness and global uniformity," Kerstein argues that ultimately the city was shaped by external factors intersecting with local practices p. Key West on the Edge features themes common to the entire state but highlights how local residents have balanced tradition with change.
- WikiZero - Key West!
- Kiss of Karma?
- Key West Florida Photos - raressumotopp.gq.
- North Tampa news: Conch Republic; after school; teachers wanted;
- Serenade for String Orchestra, Opus 48: Full Orchestra (Miniature Score): 0 (Kalmus Edition)!