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    When wealthy capitalists led by Henry Flagler and Henry Plant opened the peninsula to a flood of development by building railroads and luxury hotels Turning to the distant past he describes the geologic origins of the state and early fossil finds From archaeological data he stitches together a portrait of the first human inhabitants and their distinct cultures then follows the thread of time to the discovery of Florida in 1513 by Juan Ponce de León the fall of the indigenous people to European diseases and weapons and the pattern of conuest and racial violence that continued into the 19th century as white Americans waged a campaign against the Seminole Indians Derr keeps his gaze on the land and its people wreckers and spongers in Key West cowmen on the palmetto prairie speculators and builders from Miami Beach to Seaside Cuban cigar makers who rolled toba.

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