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A short history of Wisconsin

Janik, Erika

Publication Details Cite/Export

  • Creator Erika Janik
  • Format Books
  • Publication Madison, WI : Wisconsin Historical Society Press, [2010] ©2010
  • Physical Details
    • 251 pages : illustrations, maps ; 21 cm
  • ISBNs 9780870204401, 0870204408
  • OCLC ocn437054115

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 209-239) and index.

Contents

  • Geography of place -- Fortunes made of fur -- From territory to statehood -- Calling Wisconsin home -- Lead and lumber -- Social and moral improvement -- Civil War Wisconsin -- Becoming America's dairyland -- Manufacturing the future -- The sporting life -- Progressive politics -- World War I -- Changing habits of consumption -- Depression -- World War II -- Culture of fear -- Migration and civil rights -- Vietnam -- Greening Wisconsin -- The changing face of immigration -- Indian treaty rights -- Postwar politics and the conservative revolution -- Conclusion: Creating Wisconsin

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