The Indiana Way: A State History

The Indiana Way: A State History

by James H Madison
     
 

The Indiana Way traces the history of the Hoosier state from prehistoric times through the late twentieth century. The author argues that there had always been a distinctive Indiana way that rejects radical and extreme notions and movements and prefers the comfort and security that comes from a respect for the achievements of the generations that preceded. See more details below

Overview

The Indiana Way traces the history of the Hoosier state from prehistoric times through the late twentieth century. The author argues that there had always been a distinctive Indiana way that rejects radical and extreme notions and movements and prefers the comfort and security that comes from a respect for the achievements of the generations that preceded.

Editorial Reviews

The Old Northwest
"This is a splendid example of how to write well balanced, highly readable state history." —The Old Northwest

Journal of American History
"Neither too detailed and provincial, nor too broad and comparative, The Indiana Way adopts an integrated analytical approach, but also includes some narrative and biography." —Journal of American History

Choice
"Madison has succeeded as have few other authors of state histories in blending modern scholarly concerns with the traditional narrative historiography of his state. This book is in many ways a model state history." —Choice

From the Publisher
"This is a splendid example of how to write well balanced, highlyreadable state history." — The Old Northwest

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780253329998
Publisher:
Indiana University Press
Publication date:
07/01/1986
Pages:
361
Product dimensions:
6.43(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.32(d)

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