"As the state of Ohio prepares to celebrate its bicentennial in 2003, Andrew R. L. Cayton offers an account of ways in which diverse citizens have woven its history. Ohio: The History of a People, centers around the many stories Ohioans have told about life in their state."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved
Focusing on the people who stamped the state with their vision, this book captures the vibrancy and ingenuity of Ohio's inventors, manufacturers, leaders and dreamers, as well as the consequences, for the land and its inhabitants, of unchecked industrial excesses.
The bicentennial edition of this publication has been revised and updated and includes an additional chapter which examines Ohio through to the end of the 20th century. George W. Knepper presents contemporary information on the national and state political arenas, the economy and the environment.
Music has played an important role in Ohio's cultural vitality. This work offers a comprehensive look at music as it has been practised in Ohio from the 18th century onwards, from folk to jazz to rock to the polka. It also examines the music of the Moravians, Mormons, and Welsh.