Contents: 1500s: The Beginnings of the Cattle Industry in Florida; 1600s: How Spaniards, Missionaries and Indians Established Herds of Their Own; 1700s: The Life of a Cowman in Florida in the 18th Century; 1800s: The Cattle Industry in Florida Survives Three Seminole Indian Wars and the Civil War; 1900s: Problems of the Florida Cattle Industry in the 20th Century; 2000s: The Cracker Cow Survives in Florida's Cattle Industry in the 21st Century. Barbara Cairns, a New Englander, is a former teacher and school principal who worked in Department of Defense schools in Labrador, Germany and Panama before moving to Florida with her English husband, Ian. Her children's books include a picture book art series, Gatsby's Grand Adventures, and a rat therapy picture book, The Not So Secret Life of Nimh, A Dumbo Rat. She published this history before debuting her first novel, Nettie's Dream. Barbara is an animal lover, so when she's not writing, she's volunteering at the Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park.
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Book Description PPC Books, 2007. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110979288509