Wisconsin A History

ISBN-10: 029910804X

ISBN-13: 9780299108045

Edition: 2nd 2004

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Robert Nesbit’s classic single-volume history of Wisconsin was expanded by Wisconsin State Historian William F. Thompson to include the period from 1940 to the late 1980s, along with updated bibliographies and appendices. First paperback edition.
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List price: $34.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: University of Wisconsin Press
Publication date: 6/21/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 630
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 1.980
Language: English

The land, its people, and European empires
The land and primitive man
France and the empire of the St. Lawrence
The British years, 1750-1775
From American ownership to control, 1775-1816
The northwest and the American revolution
American in fact
The military frontier
Settlement, exploitation, and organization, 1816-1848
The first ten thousand
The Wisconsin lead region
Territorial Wisconsin
The land system and frontier opportunity
Yankees and Europeans built a state, 1830-1860
Patterns of settlement
Pioneer life
The pioneer economy : opportunities
The pioneer economy : transportation
Statehood in an unstable union, 1846-1865
The uneasy years, the 1850s
Civil war
A new economy emerges, 1860-1900
The civil war and the economy
King wheat dethroned
Empire in pine
Rails, commerce, and industry
Politics and the melting pot, 1865-1890
The melting pot
Politics of complacency
Politics of protest
The laboratory of democracy, 1890-1919
La Follette
The fruits of progressivism
Progressivism falters
Between the wars
The 1920s
Depression decade
Adjustments to maturity, 1940-1980
Problems of a mature economy
Realignments, social and political
Governors and elections
Wisconsin votes in presidential elections
Population of wisconsin
One hundred ten years of Wisconsin cities
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