Midwestern History and Culture

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  1. The Identity of the American Midwest
    In a series of often highly personal essays, this book considers the question of regional identity as a useful way of thinking about the history of the American Midwest. The contributors begin with the assumption that Midwesterners... Learn More
    Published: 20th February 2007
    Paperback | £21.99
  2. At Home in the Hoosier Hills
    This book explores the lives and worldviews of Indiana’s southern hill-country residents during much of the 19th century. Focusing on local institutions, political, economic, and religious, it gives voice to the plain farmers... Learn More
    Published: 25th August 2005
    Hardback | £28.99
  3. From Prairie Farmer to Entrepreneur
    Anyone who wants a thorough understanding of the history of the region must read this book." —R. Douglas Hurt, author of Problems of Plenty: The AmericanFarmer in the Twentieth CenturyThis meticulously researched book tells... Learn More
    Published: 18th January 2005
    Hardback | £56.00
  4. River of Enterprise
    Gruenwald’s book will make the same contribution to historical knowledge of the Ohio Valley as Lewis Atherton’s Frontier Merchant did for our understanding of the mercantile Midwest in the mid-nineteenth century.... a finely... Learn More
    Published: 10th September 2002
    Hardback | £21.99
  5. Southern Seed, Northern Soil
    Southern Seed, Northern Soil captures the exceptional history of the Beech and Roberts settlements, two African-American and mixed-race farming communities on the Indiana frontier in the 1830s. Stephen Vincent analyzes the founders’... Learn More
    Published: 9th August 2002
    Paperback | £17.99
  6. Albion Fellows Bacon
    Albion Fellows BaconIndiana’s Municipal HousekeeperRobert G. BarrowsExamines the career of a leading Progressive Era reformer.Born in Evansville, Indiana, in 1865, Albion Fellows was reared in the nearby hamlet of McCutchanville... Learn More
    Published: 22nd October 2000
    Hardback | £22.99
  7. Midwestern Women
    ... an excellent introduction to a complex subject. Anyone interested in the Midwest or in women’s history will find it a valuable resource." —Agricultural History... the volume as a whole invigorates the field of midwestern... Learn More
    Published: 22nd December 1997
    Paperback | £19.99
  8. The Emerging Midwest
    ... agile, ambitious, and complex..." —The Journal of Southern HistoryEtcheson adds a fresh dimension to the history of the Old Northwest by examining the way in which Upland Southerners’ regional heritage affected the evolution... Learn More
    Published: 22nd February 1996
    Hardback | £34.00
  9. Farm and Factory
    Nelson... [is] one of the country’s leading labor scholars.... [His] work provides an invaluable... guide to understanding a critical region...." —Ohio History... I learned quite a lot from reading Farm and Factory, and this... Learn More
    Published: 22nd December 1995
    Hardback | £26.99
  10. Cities of the Heartland
    Recommended for all who want to learn about the origins of the contemporary urban crisis." —Library JournalTeaford writes a definitive history of the transformation of "America's heartland" into the "Rust Belt," chronicling... Learn More
    Published: 22nd April 1993
    Paperback | £20.99
  11. The Midwest and the Nation
    Cayton and Onuf have tried to recapture a central place for region in our thinking while, at the same time, incorporating into their analysis the latest scholarship on gender, political behavior, etc. Theirs is a fine blending... Learn More
    Published: 22nd April 1990
    Hardback | £34.00
  12. Heartland
    ... an impressive collection of essays... gives as clear a picture of the Midwest as a whole as one is likely to get." —Journal of American History... excellent insight into how and why the midwest ticks so well in a unique... Learn More
    Published: 22nd February 1990
    Paperback | £14.99