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Jane Adams. The Transformation of Rural Life: Southern Illinois, 1890-1990. UNC Press. 1994. 321pp.

Roger Biles. Illinois: A History of the Land and Its People. Northern Illinois University Press. 2005. 341pp.

Lois A. Carrier. Illinois: Crossroads of a Continent. University of Illinois Press. 1999. 296pp.

Thomas Ford. A History of Illinois, from Its Commencement as a State in 1818 to 1847. Chicago: Ivison & Phinney. 1854. 447pp. Pubished after the death of its author.

Samuel K. Gove; James D. Nowlan. Illinois Politics & Government: The Expanding Metropolitan Frontier. University of Nebraska Press. 1996. 289pp.

Evarts Boutell Greene. The Government of Illinois: Its History and Administration. Macmillan. 1904. 296pp.

Victor Hicken. Illinois in the Civil War. University of Illinois Press. 1991. 417pp.

John Hoffmann (editor). A Guide to the History of Illinois: Reference Guides to State History and Research. Greenwood Publishing Group. 1991. 349pp.

A. Doyne Horsley. Illinois: A Geography. Westview Press. 1986. 218pp.

Robert P. Howard. Illinois: A History of the Prairie State. W. B. Eerdmans. 1972. 626pp.

Richard J. Jensen. Illinois: A History. University of Illinois Press. 2001. 216pp.

John H. Keiser. Building for the Centuries: Illinois, 1865 to 1898. University of Illinois Press. 1977. 386pp.

James Leaton. History of Methodism in Illinois, from 1793 to 1832. Walden and Stowe. 1883. 410pp.

Gerald Leonard. The Invention of Party Politics: Federalism, Popular Sovereignty, and Constitutional Development in Jacksonian Illinois. UNC Press. 2002. 328pp.

Thomas R. Pegram. Partisans and Progressives: Private Interest and Public Policy in Illinois, 1870-1922. University of Illinois Press. 1992. 297pp.

Kent Redfield. Money Counts: How Dollars Dominate Illinois Politics and What We Can Do About It. Institute for Public Affairs. 2001. 197pp.

John Reynolds. The Pioneer History of Illinois: Containing the Discovery, in 1673, and the History of the Country to the Year Eighteen Hundred and Eighteen, when the State Government was Organized. Belleville, IL: N. A. Randall. 1852. 348pp.

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