'Ohio: A History of the Buckeye State' explores the breadth of Ohio's past, tracing the course of history from its earliest geological periods to the present day in an accessible, single-volume format. Features the most up-to-date research on Ohio, drawing on material in the disciplines of history, archaeology, and political science Includes thematic chapters focusing on major social, economic, and political trends Amply illustrated with maps, drawings, and photographs 'Receipient of the Ohio Geneological Society's Henry Howe Award in 2014' Carved out of the Northwest Territory, the state of Ohio has a long and rich history, one that played pivotal roles in every phase of American history. In 'Ohio: A History of the Buckeye State, ' the first survey of Ohio history designed specifically for use in the college-level course in Ohio History and the first entirely new, complete history of Ohio to appear in more than 20 years, Professors Kern and Wilsonexplore the breadth of the Buckeye State's past, tracing the course of its history from the earliest geological periods to the present day in an accessible, single-volume format. Drawing on the latest scholarship from history, archaeology, and political science, this comprehensive study presents the most up-to-date, interdisciplinary history of the state currently available. Authors Kern and Wilson bring to bear more than twenty years of combined academic experience in teaching Ohio history at the college level in their exploration of major themes in the state's history, augmenting the standard chronological narrative with thematic chapters weaving together major social, economic, and political trends over time. All of this makes 'Ohio: A History of the Buckeye State' an essential resource for students and scholars alike in its presentation of the full sweep of the history of the state of Ohio.