Shaping the North Star State: A History of Minnesota's Boundaries
Shaping the North Star State: A History of Minnesota's Boundaries

Shaping the North Star State: A History of Minnesota's Boundaries

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How Did Minnesota Get Its Shape?
Why is Isle Royale part of Michigan?
What’s with that knob on top of Minnesota? And why doesn’t it include the entirety of Lake of the Woods?
What about the bump on the western border?
How long has the rivalry between Wisconsin and Minnesota actually existed?
How were the boundaries mapped before GPS?

Find the answers to these questions (and more) inside!

About the Author: William E. Lass is a Minnesota historian who taught at Mankato State University. His previous publications about Minnesota include Minnesota: A History, and Minnesota's Boundary With Canada: Its Evolution Since 1783.

Product details

  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ North Star Press of St. Cloud (May 1, 2014)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Paperback ‏ : ‎ 240 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 0878397000
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0878397006
  • Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 11.7 ounces
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 6 x 0.5 x 8.9 inches

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