Identity of the American Midwest: Essays on Regional History

Identity of the American Midwest: Essays on Regional History

by Andrew R. L. Cayton, Susan E. Gray
     
 


Scholars ponder the regional identity of the MidwestSee more details below

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Scholars ponder the regional identity of the Midwest

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780253219206
Publisher:
Indiana University Press
Publication date:
01/28/2007
Series:
Midwestern History and Culture Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.78(d)

Table of Contents

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"

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