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A History of the Ozarks, Volume 1
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A History of the Ozarks, Volume 1: The Old Ozarks

Brooks Blevins

Abstract

A History of the Ozarks, Vol. I: The Old Ozarks is the first book-length account of life in the Ozark region of Missouri, Arkansas, and Oklahoma in the era before the Civil War. Placing the region’s story within the context of North American and United States history, The Old Ozarks follows the human story in the Middle American highlands from prehistoric times until the eve of the Civil War. Along the way it chronicles the rise and fall of the powerful Osages, the settlement of the French in the Mississippi Valley and the flood of Anglo-Americans on the frontier, the resettlement of immigrant ... More

Keywords: Ozarks, Upland South, frontier, antebellum society, settlement, folkways, Ozark uplift, Missouri, Arkansas, Indian Territory

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780252041914
Published to Illinois Scholarship Online: January 2019 DOI:10.5622/illinois/9780252041914.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Brooks Blevins, author
Missouri State University