Indiana: A History

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This comprehensive history of the Hoosier State reveals its most significant contributions to the nation as a whole, while also exploring the unique character of its land and people. Howard H. Peckham relates recent changes in Indiana as a variety of ethnic and racial groups have come seeking a share in the good life, enriching and redefining this every-changing state for the new millennium.
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Overview

This comprehensive history of the Hoosier State reveals its most significant contributions to the nation as a whole, while also exploring the unique character of its land and people. Howard H. Peckham relates recent changes in Indiana as a variety of ethnic and racial groups have come seeking a share in the good life, enriching and redefining this every-changing state for the new millennium.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780252071461
  • Publisher: University of Illinois Press
  • Publication date: 7/28/2003
  • Pages: 224
  • Sales rank: 1,429,698
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.25 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
1 In the Beginning Was the Word 3
2 Hoosiers as Fighting Pioneers 14
3 Hoosiers Find Themselves 46
4 Hoosiers in Church and School 79
5 Hoosiers Move into Cities and Factories 109
6 Any Number Can Play: Hoosiers in Politics 130
7 Hoosiers as Authors and Artists 155
8 Hoosier Madness 175
9 Summing Up 187
Suggestions for Further Reading 197
Index 201
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