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A History
Second Edition
Robert C. Nesbit
Revised and updated by William F. Thompson

A first-rate synthesis of Wisconsin history

Robert Nesbit's classic single-volume history of Wisconsin was expanded by Wisconsin State Historian William F. Thompson to include the period from 1940 to the late 1980s, along with updated bibliographies and appendices.

Robert C. Nesbit (1917–1999) was professor emeritus of American history at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, where he was active in reviving Wisconsin history. He is also the author of The History of Wisconsin, Volume III: Urbanization and Industrialization, 18731893, published by the State Historical Society of Wisconsin.

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the cover of the paperback edition of Wisconsin is a black and white photo of a family in front of their farmhouse. The word Wisconsin is in a Wisconsin red box.

July 2004
LC: 89-022650 F
630 pp.  6 x 9  32 illus.

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