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Minnesota: A History of the State / Edition 2

Minnesota: A History of the State / Edition 2

by University Of Minnesota Press, Russell W. Fridley


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In an engaging and readable style, renowned historian Theodore Blegen takes the reader on a tour of Minnesota's development, from the geological events that shaped the land to westward movement to twentieth-century modernization.  This second edition includes a concluding chapter by Russell W. Fridley that chronicles the impact of turbulent national politics and cultural changes of the 1960s and 1970s on the state, as well as an extensive reading list and detailed index. Minnesota is a concise yet comprehensive account of the state's progress, highlighting landmarks in politics, technology, the arts, and architecture.

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ISBN-13: 9780816639830
Publisher: University of Minnesota Press
Publication date: 12/15/2004
Edition description: 2
Pages: 746
Sales rank: 609,517
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.60(d)

About the Author

Theodore C. Blegen (1891-1969) was professor of history at the University of Minnesota and author of many books including The Land Lies Open, Land of Their Choice: Immigrants Write Home, and Norwegian Migration to America.

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