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The Heartland

The Heartland

A history of a quintessentially American place--the rural and small town heartland--that uncovers deep yet hidden currents of connection with the world. When Kristin L. Hoganson arrived in Champaign, Illinois, after teaching at Harvard, studying at Yale, and living in the D.C. metro area with variou

ISBN10 : 9780525561620 , ISBN13 : 0525561625

Page Number : 432

Heartland

Heartland

*Finalist for the National Book Award and the Kirkus Prize* *Instant New York Times Bestseller* *Named a Best Book of 2018 by NPR, The New York Post, BuzzFeed, Shelf Awareness, Bustle, and Publishers Weekly* An essential read for our times: an eye-opening memoir of working-class poverty in America t

ISBN10 : 9781501133091 , ISBN13 : 1501133098

Page Number : 304

A Lynching In The Heartland

A Lynching In The Heartland

On a hot summer night in 1930, three black teenagers accused of murdering a young white man and raping his girlfriend waited for justice in an Indiana jail. A mob dragged them from the jail and lynched two of them. No one in Marion, Indiana was ever punished for the murders. In this gripping account

ISBN10 : 9781137053930 , ISBN13 : 1137053933

Page Number : 222

Remaking The Heartland

Remaking The Heartland

For many Americans, the Midwest is a vast unknown. In Remaking the Heartland, Robert Wuthnow sets out to rectify this. He shows how the region has undergone extraordinary social transformations over the past half-century and proven itself surprisingly resilient in the face of such hardships as the G

ISBN10 : 1400836247 , ISBN13 : 9781400836246

Page Number : 376

Caught In The Middle

Caught In The Middle

The Midwest has always been the heart of America-both its economic bellwether and the repository of its national identity. Now, in a new, globalized age, the Midwest is challenged as never before. With an influx of immigrant workers and an outpouring of manufacturing jobs, the region that defines th

ISBN10 : 1596918470 , ISBN13 : 9781596918474

Page Number : 320

Cities Of The Heartland

Cities Of The Heartland

During the 1880s and '90s, the rise of manufacturing, the first soaring skyscrapers, new symphony orchestras and art museums, and winning baseball teams all heralded the midwestern city's coming of age. In this book, Jon C. Teaford chronicles the development of these cities of the industrial Midwest

ISBN10 : 0253209145 , ISBN13 : 9780253209146

Page Number : 300

Our Town

Our Town

Describes one of the most infamous lynchings in American history, which took place in August 1930 in the author's hometown of Marion, Indiana, drawing on archival sources and interviews with survivors to investigate the history of race relations in Marion, the events of the lynching, the role of the

ISBN10 : 9780307341884 , ISBN13 : 0307341887

Page Number : 501