Indiana: A History

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University of Illinois Press, 1978 - History - 207 pages
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For much of Indiana's history, its distinctiveness has lain in its typicality. It has embodied values and behavior that are specifically American. This history traces the history of the Hoosier state, revealing its most significant contributions to the nation as a whole, while also exploring the unique character of its land and people.
 

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Contents

In the Beginning Was the Word
3
Hoosiers as Fighting Pioneers
14
Hoosiers Find Themselves
46
Part II
77
Hoosiers in Church and School
79
Hoosiers Move into Cities and Factories
109
Any Number Can Play Hoosiers in Politics
130
Hoosiers as Authors and Artists
155
Hoosier Madness
175
Summing Up
187
Suggestions for Further Reading
197
Index
201
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