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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Gerald A. Danzer  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Non-Fiction Other

Audience: Adult;


-- Gerald A. Danzer on WorldCat --

Illinois Connection

The author resides in Itasca, Illinios.

Biographical and Professional Information

The Author is professor emeritus of History at the University of Chicago. He was a two time recipient of the James Harvey Robinson Award.

Published Works

    Atlas of World History, New Line Books, 2005The Americans, Holt/McDougal, 2002Maps in Context: A Workbook for American History, Volume 1, Bedford/ St. Martin's, 2004Illinois: A History in Pictures, Univesity of Illinois Press, 2011Public Places: Exploring Their History, AltaMira Press, 1995Chicago In Maps, Rizzoli, 2005People, Space, and Time, Univ Pr of Amer, 1986Land and People--A World Geography, Scott Foresman & Co., 1976America! America!, Prentice Hall , 1985Mapping American History: A Guide for Beginning Students, Addison/Wesley, 1991

Selected Titles At Your Library

Atlas of world history.
ISBN: 1577173279. OCLC Number:

Todtri Book Pub,. [Place of publication not identified] :. 2004.

The Americans /
ISBN: 0618108785. OCLC Number:

McDougal Littell,. Evanston, IL :. ©2003.

Maps in context :
ISBN: 0312434812. OCLC Number:

Bedford/St. Martin's,. Boston :. ©2004.

This book provides practice working with maps to enhance historical understanding. This skill-building workbook developed by an expert in historical cartography offers instructors a powerful tool to help their students comprehend the essential connections between geographic literacy and historical understanding. An excellent general resource, Maps in Context presents a wealth of map-centered projects and convenient pop quizzes that give students hands-on experience working with maps. - Publisher.

Illinois :
ISBN: 0252032888. OCLC Number:

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This book gathers drawings, engravings, photographs, maps, and other illustrations to inspire imaginations young and old to envision the history of Illinois in all its depth and breadth. Gerald A. Danzer distills the story of Illinois from these visual artifacts, exploring the state's history from its earliest peoples and their encounters with European settlers, through territorial struggles and the strife of the Civil War, and into the modern era of industry and urbanization.

Chicago in maps :
ISBN: 0847827437. OCLC Number:

Rizzoli,. New York :. ©2005.

People, space, and time :
ISBN: 0819152234. OCLC Number:

Published for the Chicago Metro History Fair by the University Press of America,. Lanham, MD :. ©1986.

Land and people :
ISBN: 0673133117. OCLC Number:

Scott, Foresman,. Glenview, Ill. :. 1979.

America! America! /
ISBN: 0673350134. OCLC Number:

Scott, Foresman,. Glenview, Ill. :. 24 cm.

A textbook presenting a general overview of United States history from early Indian civilizations to the present day.

Mapping American history :
ISBN: 0673537684. OCLC Number:

HarperCollins,. New York, NY :. ©1991.

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