Missouri: The Heart of The Nation, 3rd Edition

Missouri: The Heart of The Nation, 3rd Edition

by William E. Parrish, Charles T. Jones, Lawrence O. Christensen
     
 

Combining a chronological overview with topical development,this team of esteemed authors presents in engaging detail the richand varied history of Missouri, a state that has played a pivotalrole in the history of the nation, from the pre-Columbian period tothe present.

In a clear, engaging style that all students of Missouri historyare certain to enjoy, the

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Combining a chronological overview with topical development,this team of esteemed authors presents in engaging detail the richand varied history of Missouri, a state that has played a pivotalrole in the history of the nation, from the pre-Columbian period tothe present.

In a clear, engaging style that all students of Missouri historyare certain to enjoy, the authors explore such subjects asMissouri’s Indian peoples, French and Spanish settlement,slavery, the Civil War and Reconstruction, politics fromterritorial days to the present, cultural as well as industrialdevelopment, both world wars, historical and recent demographics,and the difficult choices that Missourians faces regarding theeconomy, the environment, and education as the twenty-first centuryunfolds.

Featuring an entirely new chapter as well as new maps,photographs, newly revised Suggestions for Further Reading, and acomprehensive index, this latest edition of our popular surveytext—available in paperback as well as hardcover—willcontinue to enlighten and engage all those who call Missourihome.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780882959962
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
06/28/2012
Edition description:
3
Pages:
473
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.20(d)

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