My Kind of Midwest: Omaha to Ohio

My Kind of Midwest: Omaha to Ohio

by John A. Jakle



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781930066878
Publisher: Columbia College Chicago Press
Publication date: 03/15/2009
Series: Center for American Places - My Kind of . . . series Series
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

John A. Jakle taught for more than thirty years in the departments of geography and landscape architecture at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He is the author or coauthor of a dozen books, including the award-winning Motoring: The Highway Experience in America and City Lights: Illuminating the American Night.

Table of Contents


The Midwest is My Kind of Place

A Hoosier Holiday

Some Family History of My Own

Travel as a Learning Experience

A Geographer in the Midwest

The Midwest as a Region

Rethinking the Midwest


Gallery: The Midwest in Pictures


Suggested Readings


About the Author

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