The Midwest and the Nation

The Midwest and the Nation : Rethinking the History of an American Region

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The Midwest and the Nation is a call for historians to examine the region as a unique cultural center. The authors argue that the distinctive quality of midwestern culture is its thorough identification with capitalism. The Midwest and the middle-class world of individual industry and piety came of age together.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 192 pages
  • 158 x 234 x 24mm | 521.64g
  • Indiana University Press
  • Bloomington, IN, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 0253315255
  • 9780253315250

Table of contents

FOREWORD BY BERNARD W. SHEEHAN PREFACE INTRODUCTION I. The Significance of the Northwest Ordinance II. The Peopling of the Old Northwest III. The Origins of Community in the Old Northwest IV. The Origins of Politics in the Old Northwest V. The Politics of Cultural Definition VI. The Politics of Accommodation and the Significance of the Frontier Epilogue: Fredrick Jackson Turner, Regional Historian Notes Indexshow more

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