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Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society

The Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society, established in 1908, is the scholarly publication of the Illinois State Historical Society. The peer-reviewed Journal welcomes articles, essays, and documents about history, literature, art technology, law, and other subjects related to Illinois and the Midwest. Submission guidelines can be found here.

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Volume 109 - Number 2 - Summer 2016

Volume 109 - Number 2 - Summer 2016

Volume 109 - Number 2 - Summer 2016


Extradition, the Mormons, and the Election of 1843
-By Andrew H. Hedges

"Armed men are coming from the state of Missouri": Federalism, Interstate Affairs, and Joseph Smith's Final Attempt to Secure Federal Intervention in Nauvoo.
-By Brent M. Rogers

A Copperhead in Quincy Goes to Washington: Senator William A. Richardson
-By Shawn Hale

Book Reviews

Roadside History of Illinois. By Stan Banash.
Reviewed by: John Weck

The Settlers' Empire: Colonialism and State Formation in America's Old Northwest. By Bethel Saler.
Reviewed by: Amy Godfrey Powers

Lincoln's Political Thought. By George Kateb.
Reviewed by: Brian Dirck

The Civil War Guerrilla: Unfolding the Black Flag in History, Memory, and Myth. Edited by Joseph M. Beilein, Jr., and Matthew C. Hulbert.
Reviewed by: Robert I. Girardi

Lorado Taft: The Chicago Years. By Allen Stuart Weller.
Reviewed by: Jennifer Rose Hasso

Regina Anderson Andrews: Harlem Renaissance Librarian. By Ethelene Whitmore.
Reviewed by: Steve Rosswurm

Jane Addams in the Classroom. Edited by David Schaafsma.
Reviewed by: Louise Edwards-Simpson

The Civilian Conservation Corps in Southern Illinois, 1933-1942. By Ray Ripplemeyer.
Reviewed by: Andrew S. Barbero

Sounds of the New Deal: The Federal Music Project. By Peter Gough.
Reviewed by: Bucky Halker

The Big Leagues Go to Washington: Congress and Sports Antitrust, 1951-1989. By David George Surdam.
Reviewed by: Christopher W. Schmidt

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