Looking at History

Looking at History : Indiana's Hoosier National Forest Region, 1600 to 1950

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Indiana University Press is pleased to be able to collaborate with the Hoosier National Forest in making this engaging look at the Forest region available to a wide audience. "Looking at History" examines the history from geologic times to the present of a nine-county region - Perry, Jackson, Orange, Crawford, Dubois, Lawrence, Monroe, Martin, and Brown. It is an area rich in cultural heritage - prehistoric Indians, pioneer settlers, rural family life, folklore. "Looking at History" concentrates on the land and the natural culture of the inhabitants to produce a unique portrait of a distinctive area of our state. Included are 105 photographs, drawings, and maps.
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  • Paperback | 136 pages
  • 213.36 x 281.94 x 12.7mm | 408.23g
  • Bloomington, IN, United States
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • Fr.106figs.
  • 0253287898
  • 9780253287892

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Preface to the Indiana University Press Edition Introduction Sources for History Georgraphical Setting History of South Central Indiana Cultures in Transition: Native Americans, 1600-1800 Transplanted Cultures: Pioneer Settlement, 1800-1850 Regional Distinctiveness: Tradition and Change, 1850-1915 Twentieth Century Changes, 1915-1950 History in the Making The Forest Service and the Public The Public Role Local and State Historical Organizations and Museums End Notes Sources for Further Reading Illustration Credits Acknowledgments
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