Hoosiers : a new history of indiana / James H. Madison.
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- ISBN: 9780253013101
- ISBN: 0253013100
- Physical Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 402 pages) : illustrations, maps
- Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press ; 
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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The place and people before the Americans -- The American nation and the West, 1776-1800 -- From a territory to a state, 1800-1816 -- On the Indiana frontier -- The evolving pioneer economy -- Pioneers and a better life -- Pioneer government and politics -- The Civil War comes to Indiana -- New ways to make a living, 1850-1920 -- A Hoosier community, 1850-1920 -- The Indiana way of politics, 1873-1920 -- Flappers and Klansmen challenge traditions : the 1920s -- Depression and war test Hoosiers, 1929-1945 -- Hoosier traditions and the winds of change -- Government, politics, and the people -- Some thoughts on twenty-first-century Hoosiers.
The people of Indiana have always accommodated change, exchanging log cabins and spinning wheels for railroads, cities, and factories in the 19th century; automobiles, suburbs, and foreign investment in the 20th. The present has brought new issues and challenges, as Indiana's citizens respond to a rapidly changing world. Madison offers an invigorating view of one of America's distinctive states and the long and fascinating journey of its people.
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