A Guide to the History of Illinois (Reference Guides to by John Hoffmann

By John Hoffmann

A advisor to the literature and assets of Illinois background. It contains descriptions of either basic and secondary assets. the 1st a part of the e-book comprises bibliographical essays that concentrate on specific sessions and issues in Illinois heritage. the second one half comprises 12 stories at the critical archival and manuscript repositories for documentation within the box of Illinois heritage. a last bankruptcy surveys Illinois-related collections within the Library of Congress and the nationwide documents. Reference & study e-book News

John Hoffmann's quantity is the 1st entire consultant to the literature and resources of Illinois heritage. It contains complete and cautious descriptions of either basic and secondary resources. the 1st a part of the ebook comprises bibliographical essays that target specific classes and subject matters in Illinois heritage. 8 chapters are dedicated to particular parts, from 1673 to the current, whereas six chapters are thematic in nature, masking, for example, the spiritual and academic background of the nation, the voluminous literature on Chicago, and the topic of Abraham Lincoln in Illinois. those essays are preceded via introductory comments on historic surveys, reference books, and periodicals within the box, experiences of such themes because the clinical and criminal historical past of the kingdom, and guides on the subject of maps and newspapers of Illinois. This lengthy past due consultant will assemble the tremendous accumulation of basic and secondary fabrics that defines Illinois history.

The nature and scope of this consultant is unequalled by way of any past paintings. the second one half contains twelve stories at the valuable archival and manuscript repositories for documentation within the box of Illinois heritage. This part offers distinctive details on particular collections in the context of similar assets on specific sessions and subject matters. a last bankruptcy surveys Illinois-related collections within the Library of Congress and the nationwide files. As a part of the sequence Reference courses to country background and study, this booklet offers a worthwhile source for researchers, scholars, genealogists, and the public, and is a suitable choice for reference collections in American, nearby, or Illinois history.

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