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.show more

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  • Paperback | 136 pages
  • 213.36 x 281.94 x 12.7mm | 408.23g
  • Indiana University Press
  • 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 Acknowledgmentsshow more

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