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The American Midwest : an interpretive encyclopedia

Author: Richard Sisson; Christian K Zacher; Andrew R L Cayton
Publisher: Bloomington, Ind. : Indiana University Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Includes portraits of each of the region's twelve states, followed by entries on society and culture, community and social life, economy and technology, and public life. Essays and entries portray and analyze the ways in which Midwesterners have historically lived and thought.
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
History
Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
American Midwest.
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©2007
(DLC) 2006023198
(OCoLC)70676538
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Sisson; Christian K Zacher; Andrew R L Cayton
ISBN: 9780253003492 0253003490 9780253112095 0253112095
OCLC Number: 183260863
Awards: Winner of 2007 AAUP Public and Secondary School Library Selection.
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Landscapes and People --
Society and Culture --
Community and Social Life --
Economy and Technology --
Public Life.
Responsibility: general editors, Richard Sisson, Christian Zacher, Andrew Cayton.
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The first-ever encyclopedia of the American Midwest captured in all its variety, from the Sears Tower and the streets of Detroit to the Dakota reservations and the corn fields of Iowa  Read more...

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