Oklahoma: The Land and Its People

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University of Oklahoma Press, Jan 1, 1997 - Travel - 104 pages

This A-to-Z treatment of Oklahoma history, geography, and lore features magnificent full-color contemporary photography throughout-along with intriguing historical black-and-whites. Region by region, the authors chronicle the varied landforms, along with the people from ancient times to today. Here are the major cities and the small towns, their stories, their colorful characters, the triumphs and tragedies, the dramas and comedies.

 

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Contents

The Land
7
Land of the Red PeopleOkk Homa
17
Black Gold in the Red Mans LandNortheastern Oklahoma
31
Little DixieSoutheastern Oklahoma
43
The Unassigned LandsCentral Oklahoma
53
No Mans LandThe Panhandle
67
The Lure of the WichitasSouthwestern Oklahoma
75
Short Grass CountryNorthwestern Oklahoma
87
Appendix
96
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About the author (1997)

Paul F. Lambert works as a consultant to the Chickasaw Nation and the Oklahoma Historical Society. He is the author or coauthor of thirteen books related to the history of Oklahoma and the petroleum industry.

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