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Author Mazrim, Robert.

Title The Sangamo frontier [electronic resource] : history and archaeology in the shadow of Lincoln / Robert Mazrim.

Imprint Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2007.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description x, 352 p. : ill., maps.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 331-346) and index.
Contents The making of an American frontier -- The arrival of archaeology and the shadow of Lincoln -- Before the Americans -- The Americans -- At home, 1800-1840 -- Under the house, behind the house -- Goods in the forests -- The hole in the map -- A new frontier -- Overlooking wilderness : excavations at Elkhart Hill -- Earthenware at Cotton Hill : the Ebey-Brunk Kiln site -- The origins of a state capital : the Iles Store site -- Moses's Sangamo : relocating a lost town -- Exploring Moses's Sangamo : excavations at Sangamo town -- Lincoln's New Salem : history and archaeology -- Behind Lincoln's New Salem : archaeology and revisionism -- The end of the trail.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Homes and haunts -- Illinois -- Springfield Region.
Historic sites -- Illinois -- Springfield Region.
Excavations (Archaeology) -- Illinois -- Springfield Region.
Archaeology and history -- Illinois -- Springfield Region.
Frontier and pioneer life -- Illinois -- Springfield Region.
Springfield Region (Ill.) -- Antiquities.
Springfield Region (Ill.) -- History -- 19th century.
Springfield Region (Ill.) -- History, Local.
Sangamon River Valley (Ill.) -- History, Local.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 0226514242 (cloth : alk. paper)
0226514250 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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