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Missouri : the Heart of the Nation
by Parrish, William E.; Jones, Charles T. Jr.; Christensen, Lawrence O.

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Comprehensively captures the robust history of the state of Missouri, from the pre-Columbian period to the present Combining a chronological overview with topical development, this book by a team of esteemed historians presents the rich and varied history of Missouri, a state that has played a pivotal role in the history of the nation. In a clear, engaging style that all students of Missouri history are certain to enjoy, the authors of Missouri: The Heart of the Nation explore such topics as Missouri's indigenous population, French and Spanish colonialism, territorial growth, statehood, slavery, the Civil War and Reconstruction, railroads, modernization, two world wars, constitutional change, Civil Rights, political realignments, and the difficult choices that Missourians face in the 21st century. Featuring chapter revisions as well as new maps, photographs, reading lists, a preface, and index, this latest edition of this beloved survey textbook will continue to engage all those celebrating Missouri's bicentennial. A companion website features a student study guide. Published to commemorate the bicentennial of Missouri statehood in 2021 Features fully updated chapters that bring the historical narrative up to the present Presents numerous images and maps that enrich the coverage of key events Provides suggestions for further reading Missouri: The Heart of the Nation is an excellent book for colleges and universities offering survey courses on state history or state government. It also will appeal to all lovers of American history and to those who call Missouri home.

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Easy Chair Books
Lexington, MO, USA

MissouriMissouri (Trade Paperback)
Pub. Date: 1980
Publisher: Forum Press
Price: $9.14
Seller: Books Galore LLC, Festus, MO, USA
Condition: Fair
Notes: Corner of cover is missing, edge/cornerwear on cover, paper browning some.
 
 
 

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Overview

Comprehensively captures the robust history of the state of Missouri, from the pre-Columbian period to the present Combining a chronological overview with topical development, this book by a team of esteemed historians presents the rich and varied history of Missouri, a state that has played a pivotal role in the history of the nation. In a clear, engaging style that all students of Missouri history are certain to enjoy, the authors of Missouri: The Heart of the Nation explore such topics as Missouri's indigenous population, French and Spanish colonialism, territorial growth, statehood, slavery, the Civil War and Reconstruction, railroads, modernization, two world wars, constitutional change, Civil Rights, political realignments, and the difficult choices that Missourians face in the 21st century. Featuring chapter revisions as well as new maps, photographs, reading lists, a preface, and index, this latest edition of this beloved survey textbook will continue to engage all those celebrating Missouri's bicentennial. A companion website features a student study guide. Published to commemorate the bicentennial of Missouri statehood in 2021 Features fully updated chapters that bring the historical narrative up to the present Presents numerous images and maps that enrich the coverage of key events Provides suggestions for further reading Missouri: The Heart of the Nation is an excellent book for colleges and universities offering survey courses on state history or state government. It also will appeal to all lovers of American history and to those who call Missouri home.

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  • PID: 14734522740
  • ISBN-13: 9780882732350
  • Publisher: Forum Press
  • Seller: Easy Chair Books
    Condition: Fair Condition
    Notes: 9780882732350. Signed by Author. 398 pages. Trade size. Light wear and creasing, a little discoloring and staining; ex-military academy library marks. A good solid reading copy. Inscribed to former Congressman Ike Skelton and signed by Parrish on half title page; also signed by Parrish on title page. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Standard Weight. Category: American History; Signed by Author. ISBN: 0882732358. ISBN/EAN: 9780882732350. Inventory No: 160084.