The Encyclopedia of Indianapolis

The Encyclopedia of Indianapolis

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This landmark volume is the most important work ever done on Indianapolis past and present. With over 900,000 words, it boasts 22 major interpretive essays and some 1,600 entries on people, organizations, and events. An innovative timeline offers a fascinating overview of key events in the city's history. Illustrations and a statistical appendix accompany the text.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 1616 pages
  • 195.8 x 261.9 x 69.3mm | 2,856.49g
  • Indiana University Press
  • Bloomington, IN, United States
  • English
  • 264 b&w photos, 29 illustrations
  • 0253312221
  • 9780253312228

Table of contents

Editorial Staff Preface Acknowledgments List of Donors ReaderOs Guide Introduction OVERVIEW ESSAYS African Americans Broadcasting Built Environment Cultural Institutions Demography and Ethnicity Economy Education Government Journalism Labor Literature Medicine Neighborhoods and Communities Performing Arts Philanthropy Politics Religion Sports Transportation Urban Environment Visual Arts Women GENERAL ENTRIES Timeline Statistcal Abstract of Indianapolis and Marion County Subject Guide Indexshow more

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