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Published by Pelican Pub. in Gretna .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Ozark Mountains,
  • Ozark Mountains Region

Subjects:

  • Ozark Mountains -- Guidebooks.,
  • Ozark Mountains Region -- History, Local.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementPhyllis Rossiter.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF417.O9 R67 1992
The Physical Object
Pagination487 p. :
Number of Pages487
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1704129M
ISBN 10088289935X, 0882898019
LC Control Number92005309

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  The Ozarks region-spanning parts of Missouri, Arkansas, and Oklahoma-overflows with visible fragments of the past. A Living History of the Ozarks is a guide to the region through landmarks and sites which offer clues to its intriguing history. This splendorous land inspired Phyllis Rossiter, a native of the Ozarks, to write about the area toBrand: Arcadia Publishing SC. A Living History of the Ozarks by Phyllis Rossiter () Paperback – January 1, /5(18). The Ozarks region-spanning parts of Missouri, Arkansas, and Oklahoma-overflows with visible fragments of the past. A Living History of the Ozarks is a guide to the region through landmarks and sites which offer clues to its intriguing history. This splendorous land inspired Phyllis Rossiter, a native of the Ozarks, to write about the area to4/5(11). A Living History of the Ozarks is a guide to the region through landmarks and sites which offer clues to its intriguing history. This splendorous land inspired Phyllis Rossiter, a native of the Ozarks, to write about the area to help people learn to appreciate its beauty and to Price Range: $ - $1,

A Living History of the Ozarks is a guide to the region through landmarks and sites which offer clues to its intriguing history. This splendorous land inspired Phyllis Rossiter, a native of the Ozarks, to write about the area to help people learn to appreciate its beauty and to . a living history of the ozarks by Phyllis Rossiter To have your very own copy of this book is to have at your fingertips a guide to the where and why of those pieces of history that enrich and make any stay in the Ozarks unique, be it for days or years. Brooks Blevins is writing a History of the Ozarks in three volumes. Volume 1 is The Old Ozarks. The Ozarks are mostly contained within the current political boundaries of the States of Arkansas and Missouri with a bleeding over into Oklahoma. These states have a place in the book but do not define it/5(34). A magisterial account of the settlement of this area from through , Opening the Ozarks focuses on the acquisition and occupation of land, the transformation of the environment, the creation of cohesive settlements, and the building of neighborhoods and eventually organized counties.

The Old Ozarks is the first volume of a monumental three-part history of the region and its inhabitants. Brooks Blevins begins in deep prehistory, charting how these highlands of granite, dolomite, and limestone came to exist. From there he turns to the political and economic motivations behind the eagerness of many peoples to possess the Ozarks/5(9). Books shelved as ozarks: Winter's Bone by Daniel Woodrell, The Weight of Blood by Laura McHugh, Tomato Red by Daniel Woodrell, Give Us a Kiss by Daniel W. If you like history and live in the Ozarks, you should buy this book. If you do not enjoy history, you will not read more than one or two chapters describing your town. I moved to the Ozarks and read and enjoyed the entire pages, even areas I do not plan to visit. The book is /5.   If you live in the Ozarks or (like author Blevins) teach Ozarks studies, you’ll like this book. The rest of us may pass it by as much more small-scale history than we care to absorb.