Illinois: CROSSROADS OF A CONTINENT
by Lois Carrier
University of Illinois Press, 1993
Cloth: 978-0-252-01991-3 | Paper: 978-0-252-06808-9
Library of Congress Classification F541.C34 1993
Dewey Decimal Classification 977.3

ABOUT THIS BOOK | AUTHOR BIOGRAPHY
ABOUT THIS BOOK
With a major port on the Great Lakes, an extensive network of railroads and canals, and a river system including the Mississippi, the Illinois, and the Ohio, Illinois has long played a critical role in linking East Coast industrial cities, the agricultural heartland, and the Gulf Coast.
Writing in a fast-paced, down-to-earth style, Lois Carrier introduces a host of innovations and innovators associated with Illinois: Jane Addams
and Louis Armstrong, Frank Lloyd Wright and Walt Disney, Cracker Jack
and the Ferris wheel. From the Cahokia Mounds to Chicago, Illinois:
Crossroads of a Continent provides a panoramic history for students
and general readers.
     
 
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