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Wisconsin Land and Life

Arnold Alanen, Series Editor

Books in this series reveal the many layers of human history and activity expressed in the state’s landscapes.

Please send all inquiries to Arnold Alanen and Gwen Walker.


Titles in the Wisconsin Land and Life series

(Listed in order of publication)

Living a Land Ethic
A History of Cooperative Conservation on the Leopold Memorial Reserve
Stephen A. Laubach

Spring 2014

Creating Old World Wisconsin
The Struggle to Build an Outdoor History Museum of Ethnic Architecture
John D. Krugler
Spring 2013

Wisconsin My Home
Second Edition
Thurine Oleson
As told to her daughter, Erna Oleson Xan
Introduction by Odd Lovell

Fall 2012

Pioneers of Ecological Restoration
The People and the Legacy of the University of Wisconsin Arboretum
Franklin E. Court

April 2012

A Thousand Pieces of Paradise
Landscape and Property in the Kickapoo Valley
Lynne Heasley
First Paperback Edition

April 2012

When Horses Pulled the Plow
Life of a Wisconsin Farm Boy, 1910–1929
Olaf F. Larson

May 2011

Environmental Politics and the
Creation of a Dream

Establishing the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore
Harold C. Jordahl Jr., with Annie L. Booth
May 2011

Spirits of Earth
The Effigy Mound Landscape of Madison and the Four Lakes

Robert A. Birmingham
December 2009

North Woods River
The St. Croix River in Upper Midwest History
Eileen M. McMahon and Theodore J. Karamanski

October 2009

Door County’s Emerald Treasure
A History of Peninsula State Park
William H. Tishler
September 2006

Buried Indians
Digging Up the Past in a Midwestern Town
Laurie Hovell McMillin
May 2006

A Mind of Her Own
Helen Connor Laird and Family, 1888–1982
Helen L. Laird

November 2005

Wisconsin Land and Life
A Portrait of the State
Robert C. Ostergren and Thomas R. Vale

June 1997