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The American Midwest : essays on regional history

Author: Andrew R L Cayton
Publisher: Bloomington Ind. : Indiana University Press, cop. 2001.
Series: Midwest history and culture.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of essays which consider the question of regional identity as a useful way of thinking about Midwestern history and culture.

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Genre/Form: [congrès]
Actes de congrès
Congrès
congrès
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew R L Cayton
ISBN: 0253339413 9780253339416
OCLC Number: 717547193
Description: 251 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Table of Contents Acknowledgments Andrew L. Cayton and Susan E. Gray, "The Story of the Midwest: An Introduction" Mary Neth, "Seeing the Midwest with Peripheral Vision: Identities, Narratives, and Region" Eric Hinderaker, "Liberating Contrivances: Narrative and Identity in Ohio Valley Histories" John Lauritz Larson, "Pigs in Space, or What Shapes American Regional Cultures?" Nicole Etcheson, "Barbecued Kentuckians and Six-Foot Texas Rangers: The Construction of Midwestern Identity" Kathleen N. Conzen, "Piing the Type: Jane Grey Swisshelm and the Contest of Midwestern Regionality" Kenneth Winkle, "'The Great Body of the Republic': Abraham Lincoln and the Idea of a Middle West" Susan E. Gray, "Stories Written in the Blood: Race, Identity, and the Middle West" Andrew R. L. Cayton, "The Anti-region: Place and identity in the History of the American Middle West" R. Douglas Hurt, "Midwestern Distinctiveness" Jon Gjerde, "Middleness and the Middle West"
Series Title: Midwest history and culture.
Responsibility: Andrew R.L. Cayton ... (ed.).

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