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Minnesota: A History of the State
by Theodore C. Blegen
University of Minnesota Press, 2004
Cloth: 978-0-8166-0754-9 | Paper: 978-0-8166-3983-0
Library of Congress Classification F606.B668 2005
Dewey Decimal Classification 977.6

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ABOUT THIS BOOK
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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