Historic Illinois from the Air

David Buisseret

Historic Illinois from the Air

David Buisseret

With Illustrations and Cartography by Tom Willcockson
248 pages | 210 illustrations, 22 line drawings, 75 maps | 8-1/2 x 11 | © 1990
Cloth $77.00 ISBN: 9780226079899 Published August 1990
"A distinctive and skillful effort to bring facets of Illinois history to a popular as well as an academic audience."—John Hoffman, Illinois Historical Survey, University of Illinois Library
List of Illustrations
1. The Land
2. The Amerindians
3. The French
4. Anglophones in the South
5. The Development of the Northwest
6. The Emergence of Chicago
7. Chicago and the Expansion of the Northeast
8. Railroads in Illinois
9. Chicago Becomes the Second City
10. The Mature City and Its Institutions
11. The State Comes of Age
Appendix: Sources and Methods

Am. Assoc. for State & Local History: American Association for State and Local History

The Geographic Society of Chicago: Geographic Society of Chicago Publication Award

Illinois State Historical Society: Illinois State Historical Society Award

Association of American Geographers: John Brinckerhoff Jackson Prize

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