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Author Hoganson, Kristin L., author.

Title The heartland : an American history / Kristin L. Hoganson.

Publication Info. New York : Penguin Press, 2019.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction  New Shelf  977 HOG    Available
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor  New Shelf  977 HOG    DUE 12-09-19
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Non-Fiction.
1 copy being processed for PAS Central Library On Order.
Description xxvi, 399 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 313-386) and index.
Contents Introduction : what is the nation, at heart? -- Between place and space : the pioneering politics of locality -- Meat in the middle : converging borderlands in the U.S. Midwest -- Hog-tied : the roots of the modern American empire -- The isolationist capital of America : hotbed of alliance politics -- Flownover states : the view from the middle of everything -- Home, land, security : exile, dispossession, and loss -- Conclusion : the nation, at heart.
Summary "A history of a quintessentially American place - the rural and small town heartland -- that uncovers deep yet hidden currents of connection with the world"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Group identity -- Middle West.
Human geography -- Middle West.
Middle West -- History.
Middle West -- Civilization.
ISBN 9781594203572 (hardcover) $30.00
1594203571 : $30.00
9780525561620 (ebook)

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