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Wisconsin's past and present : a historical atlas

Author: Wisconsin Cartographers' Guild.
Publisher: Madison, Wis. : University of Wisconsin Press, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Despite Wisconsin's rich history, no historical atlas has been produced in the state since 1878. Wisconsin's Past and Present: A Historical Atlas, created by the Wisconsin Cartographers' Guild, has filled this void with a fascinating and colorful portrait of the state's complex development. This guide, produced to mark 150 years of statehood, provides a lasting resource for map lovers and history buffs, and for  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Maps
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wisconsin Cartographers' Guild.
ISBN: 029915940X 9780299159405
OCLC Number: 39217513
Notes: Beloit College notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description: xv, 123 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 32 cm
Contents: Peoples & Cultures. Indigenous Peoples. Early Cultures / Amelia Janes. Native & European Encounters / Jeffry Maas. Native Nations of Eastern Wisconsin / Zoltan Grossman. The Ho-Chunk & Dakota Nations / Zoltan Grossman. The Ojibwe Nation / Zoltan Grossman. The Potawatomi Nation / Zoltan Grossman. Conflicts over Native Land Resources / Zoltan Grossman. Immigrants. Anglo-Americans & British Isles Immigrants / Amelia Janes. Becoming German American / Michael Gallagher. Scandinavian Settlement / Jeffry Maas. European Immigration / Marily Crews-Nelson. Ethnic Milwaukee / Zoltan Grossman and Jeffry Maas. African American Settlement / Zoltan Grossman. Newest Arrivals / Michael Gallagher and Zoltan Grossman. Cultural Legacies. Immigrant Religious Patterns / Amelia Janes. Cultural Figures / Marily Crews-Nelson --
Land & Economy. Natural Resources. Glacial Landscapes / Michael Gallagher and Amelia Janes. Mining Districts & Discoveries / Amelia Janes. Timber, River & Mill / Jeffry Maas. Agriculture. Harvesting the Crops / Jeffry Maas. America's Dairyland / Marily Crews-Nelson. Weather Hazards / Amelia Janes. Changes in Rural Society / Jeffry Maas. Industries. Transportation Networks / Michael Gallagher. Southeastern Wisconsin Industries / Amelia Janes. Growth of the Fox Valley / Amelia Janes. The Inland Sea: Shipping on the Great Lakes / Jeffry Maas. Impacts on Wisconsin's Environment / Zoltan Grossman. Tourism & Recreation / Amelia Janes --
Society & Politics. Boundaries. Colonial Boundaries & European Empires / Michael Gallagher. Territorial Boundaries / Zoltan Grossman. Statehood / Michael Gallagher. County Boundaries / Jeffry Maas. Movements. Progressive Era / Michael Gallagher. Industrial Labor Unions / Michael Gallagher and Zoltan Grossman. Women's Influence / Marily Crews-Nelson. The 1960s: Time of Turmoil & Change / Zoltan Grossman. Government. Federal Elections in Wisconsin / Zoltan Grossman. Population & Representation / Jeffry Maas. State Government / Amelia Janes and Zoltan Grossman. The Military in Wisconsin / Michael Gallagher. Educational System / Laura Exner.
Responsibility: the Wisconsin Cartographers' Guild.
Local System Bib Number:
u167332

Abstract:

Despite Wisconsin's rich history, no historical atlas has been produced in the state since 1878. This text presents a colourful portrait of the state's complex development. The atlas highlights the  Read more...
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