Historical Atlas of Oklahoma

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University of Oklahoma Press, 2006 - History - 286 pages
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The Historical Atlas of Oklahoma has been an indispensable reference for longer than four decades. Issued on the eve of the Oklahoma Centennial, this fourth edition of the atlas is much more than an updated version. Oklahoma authors Charles Robert Goins and Danney Goble are joined by seventeen contributing scholars (including natural and physical scientists) and other professionals to present 119 topics. To explore each, one or more maps with explanatory legends, tables, and graphs are paired with an interpretive essay.

Created by cartographer James H. Anderson, more than 170 new mapsóin full coloróchart Oklahoma's rich and varied history and current population trends.

Like earlier editions, the Atlas describes Oklahoma's landforms and natural resources and traces the state's geographic history from the earliest hunter-gatherer bands to today's mostly urban inhabitants. New to this edition are maps exploring additional aspects of the state's economy and its diverse society, politics, and culture, such as black history, women's experiences, and the musicians, writers, and other artists identified with the state. Reflecting the most up-to-date information as of 2005 from the U.S. Census Bureau and other sources, this new edition of the Historical Atlas of Oklahoma will be an invaluable resource for scholars, teachers, students, and any reader who wants to know more about the history of Oklahoma.

  

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Contents

Acrocanthosaurus and Pleurocoelus
8
Portion of recharge area
14
10 Temperature and Growing Season
20
Scissortail Flycatcher by George Sutton
27
Native Oklahoma 14 Oil and Gas Production
28
Humans on the Landscape
34
Chocktaw Lighthorsemen 1893
51
Brand New State Gonna Treat You Great
56
Population Change by County 19902000 196 Lawrence R Rodgers
95
Land Openings of Oklahoma Territory 18891906 122 73 Counties and Congressional Districts 1907
156
Opening of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Reservation 128 Danney Goble
162
Lawmen and Outlaws in Indian Territory 18661907 134 Danney Goble
168
Indian Territory and Allotment 18901907 142 John R Lovett
174
Counties of Oklahoma Territory and Danney Goble
182
The Oklahoma Panhandle 2000
206
Henry Iba
229

Cherokee Female Seminary
58
Tullahassee Mission School
66
Oklahoma as Native America
92
Tom Mix
235
Colleges and Universities 212 List of Contributors
273
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About the author (2006)

Charles Robert Goins is Professor Emeritus of Regional and City Planning and Architecture in the College of Architecture at the University of Oklahoma.

The late Danney Goble was Professor of Letters at the University of Oklahoma and the award-winning author or coauthor of eight books about Oklahoma and Oklahomans.

James H. Anderson is Manager of Cartography at the Oklahoma Geological Survey.

A Rhodes Scholar, David Boren is President of the University of Oklahoma. A former governor of Oklahoma, he served as U.S. Senator from Oklahoma from 1979 to 1994 and chaired the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence from 1987 to 1993.

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