Indiana: An Interpretation

Indiana: An Interpretation

by John Bartlow Martin
     
 

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Beginning with the State Fair as a window on Indiana as a whole, Martin interprets the Hoosier state and its history, from the Civil War and its impact on the state to the period during and just after World War II. As he says, "It is a conception of Indiana as a pleasant, rather rural place inhabited by people who are confident, prosperous, neighborly, easygoing,

Overview

Beginning with the State Fair as a window on Indiana as a whole, Martin interprets the Hoosier state and its history, from the Civil War and its impact on the state to the period during and just after World War II. As he says, "It is a conception of Indiana as a pleasant, rather rural place inhabited by people who are confident, prosperous, neighborly, easygoing, tolerant, shrewd."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780836981360
Publisher:
Ayer Company Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date:
06/01/1977
Series:
Biography Index Reprint Ser.
Pages:
300

Meet the Author

JOHN BARTLOW MARTIN (1915—1988) was a journalist and free-lance writer who grew up in Indianapolis and was graduated from DePauw University. He worked for the Associated Press, was a reporter for the Indianapolis Times, and was the author of numerous articles, stories, and books.

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