Wisconsin: A History

Wisconsin: A History

by Richard Nelson Current, R. Current


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780252070181
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
Publication date: 09/28/2001
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.25(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Richard Nelson Current taught history at Lawrence University and the University of Wisconsin, among other institutions, and has authored or coauthored more than twenty books, including several on Wisconsin history: Pine Logs and Politics: A Life of Philetus Sawyer, 1816-1900, The Typewriter and the Men Who Made It, and The History of Wisconsin: The Civil War Era, 1848-1873.

Table of Contents

1Wonderful Wisconsin3
2A German State?34
3America's Dairyland67
4The Arm and Hammer95
5Circuses and Such132
6The Wisconsin Idea174
Suggestions for Further Reading217
Original Maps
Wisconsin, Contemporary Map Keyed to Text2
Wisconsin, after the Last Ice Age11

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