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Politics and Growth in Twentieth-Century Tampa (The Florida History and Culture Series) Hardcover – June 21, 2001

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"Kerstein tells the story of one of Florida's greatest cities. It is a story filled with drama, corruption, heroism, and hard-won success. This book will forever change the way you look at the Tampa Bay region." - Lance deHaven Smith, Florida State University"

About the Author

Robert Kerstein is professor of government and world affairs at the University of Tampa and author of articles in Journal of Urban Affairs, Urban Affairs Quarterly, Social Science Quarterly, and elsewhere.
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Product Details

  • Series: Florida History and Culture
  • Hardcover: 480 pages
  • Publisher: University Press of Florida; 1st edition (June 21, 2001)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0813020832
  • ISBN-13: 978-0813020839
  • Product Dimensions: 9.3 x 6.4 x 1.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.7 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,428,639 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Although somewhat dry (it seems intended for political science and/or Florida history college courses), this book is just about the only published study of Tampa's 20th century political history. Very well researched and very informative.
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For Tampa and Hillsborough County history folks, this is a must read book.
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