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The taming of the wilderness : Indiana's transition from Indian hunting grounds to Hoosier farmland, 1800 to 1875

Author: Leon F Hesser
Publisher: Bloomington, Ind. : 1stBooks Library, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describes the process of transforming the flora and fauna of nineteenth century Indiana from hunting grounds of Native Americans to commercial agriculture and its supporting industry. The author animates the story with personal experiences of genuine pioneer families.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Leon F Hesser
ISBN: 1403374953 9781403374950 1403374945 9781403374943 1403374937 9781403374936 1403374961 9781403374967
OCLC Number: 51874257
Description: xiv, 249 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 24 cm
Other Titles: Indiana's transition from Indian hunting grounds to Hoosier farmland
Responsibility: by Leon F. Hesser.
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Describes the process of transforming the flora and fauna of nineteenth century Indiana from hunting grounds of Native Americans to commercial agriculture and its supporting industry. The author animates the story with personal experiences of genuine pioneer families.

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