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Images of the Ozarks
Language: en
Pages: 122
Authors: Kristie Lee
Categories: Photography
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998 - Publisher: University of Missouri Press

A gathering of more than 120 beautiful color photographs from both professional and amateur photographers captures the timeless splendor of the Ozark region and includes an informative introduction that reviews the history and unique topography of the area. UP.
The Literature of the Ozarks
Language: en
Pages: 338
Authors: Phillip Douglas Howerton
Categories: Literary Collections
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-02-25 - Publisher: University of Arkansas Press

The job of regional literature is twofold: to explore and confront the culture from within, and to help define that culture for outsiders. Taken together, the two centuries of Ozarks literature collected in this ambitious anthology do just that. The fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and drama presented in The Literature of
A History of the Ozarks, Volume 1
Language: en
Pages: 336
Authors: Brooks Blevins
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-06-30 - Publisher: University of Illinois Press

Geologic forces raised the Ozarks. Myth enshrouds these hills. Human beings shaped them and were shaped by them. The Ozarks reflect the epic tableau of the American people—the native Osage and would-be colonial conquerors, the determined settlers and on-the-make speculators, the endless labors of hardscrabble farmers and capitalism of visionary
A History of the Ozarks, Volume 3
Language: en
Pages: 344
Authors: Brooks Blevins
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-11-16 - Publisher: University of Illinois Press

Between the world wars, America embraced an image of the Ozarks as a remote land of hills and hollers. The popular imagination stereotyped Ozarkers as ridge runners, hillbillies, and pioneers—a cast of colorful throwbacks hostile to change. But the real Ozarks reflected a more complex reality. Brooks Blevins tells the
Lake of the Ozarks
Language: en
Pages: 128
Authors: H. Dwight Weaver
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000 - Publisher: Arcadia Publishing

Traces the history and development of the Lake of the Ozarks region from the building of the Bagnell Dam in 1929 through the growth of the towns in the region in the 1950's.