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South Dakota Leaders: From Pierre Chouteau, Jr., to Oscar Howe
     

South Dakota Leaders: From Pierre Chouteau, Jr., to Oscar Howe

by Herbert T. Hoover, Larry J. Zimmerman
 

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Published on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the admission of South Dakota to the Union, South Dakota Leaders profiles 29 men and women whose achievements have figured prominently in the history of the 40th state. The editors have included essays on such famous South Dakotans as Sitting Bull, Crazy Horse, George McGovern, and Laura Ingalls Wilder. There are

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Published on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the admission of South Dakota to the Union, South Dakota Leaders profiles 29 men and women whose achievements have figured prominently in the history of the 40th state. The editors have included essays on such famous South Dakotans as Sitting Bull, Crazy Horse, George McGovern, and Laura Ingalls Wilder. There are also profiles of lesser known leaders; Martin Marty, the first Catholic Bishop of Dakota; Harvey Dunn, celebrated artist and poet; Niels Ebbesen Hansen, a leader in the field of agriculture; and many others.

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Thomas Biolsi
In short, this book is not only a good history of the state, it is pleasurable reading which helps make the remarkable adventure that is called South Dakota come alive for the reader.

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ISBN-13:
9780929925035
Publisher:
University Press of America
Publication date:
01/01/1989
Pages:
570
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

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