Kids Library Home

Welcome to the Kids' Library!

Search for books, movies, music, magazines, and more.

Available items only
Author Janik, Erika.

Title A short history of Wisconsin [electronic resource] / Erika Janik.

Imprint Madison, Wis. : Wisconsin Historical Society Press, c2010.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description 251 p. : ill., maps.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 209-239) and index.
Contents Geography of place -- Fortunes made of fur -- From territory to statehood -- Calling Wisconsin home -- Lead and lumber -- Social and moral improvement -- Civil War Wisconsin -- Becoming America's dairyland -- Manufacturing the future -- The sporting life -- Progressive politics -- World War I -- Changing habits of consumption -- Depression -- World War II -- Culture of fear -- Migration and civil rights -- Vietnam -- Greening Wisconsin -- The changing face of immigration -- Indian treaty rights -- Postwar politics and the conservative revolution -- Conclusion: Creating Wisconsin.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Wisconsin -- History.
Wisconsin -- Social conditions.
Wisconsin -- Politics and government.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780870204401 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780870204739 (e-book)

Available items only