A New History of Indiana
Published by: Indiana University Press
New Jersey: A History of the Garden State edited by Maxine N. Lurie and Richard Veit (Rutgers University Press, 2012). ISBN 9780813554099.
Introduction: Hoosiers1. Place and People before the Americans2. The American Nation and the West, 1776-18003. From a Territory to a State, 1800-18164. On the Indiana Frontier5. The Evolving Pioneer Economy6. Pioneers and a Better Life7. Pioneer Government and Politics8. The Civil War Comes to Indiana9. New Ways to Make a Living, 1850-192010. A Hoosier Community, 1850-192011. The Indiana Way of Politics, 1873-192012. Flappers and Klansmen Challenge Traditions: The 1920s13. Depression and War Test Hoosiers, 1929-194514. Hoosier Traditions and the Winds of Change15. Government, Politics, and the People16. Some Thoughts on Twenty-First-Century HoosiersFurther ReadingIndex
Comprehensive and engagingly written, Hoosiers is the best one-volume history of the state.~Nicole Etcheson, Alexander M. Bracken Professor of History, Ball State University
[A] broad mosaic of Indiana identity . . . while some pieces might not be pretty, nearly all of them are intriguing in their complexity. And for forebears as with reading, we'll take intriguing over pretty any day.~Indianapolis Monthly
Hoosiers [is] an engaging, valuable interpretation of one state's history that deserves attention from scholars and the public.~Journal of American History