Spotlighting prominent Iowans, including Native Americans, early explorers, inventors, farmers, scholars, baseball players, musicians, artists, writers, politicians, scientists, conservationists, preachers, educators, and activists, who have made invaluable contributions to the state and to the nation.
Using text and maps by Paul Christiansen and drawings by Mark Müller, this first comprehensive guide to the prairie plants native to Iowa provides all the information necessary for identifying and distinguishing even the most similar species.
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Praised by The New York Times Book Review as "among the most prestigious literary prizes America offers," the national Iowa Short Fiction Awards are given annually to first collections of fiction and are juried through the renowned Iowa Writers’ Workshop.
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Edited by a distinguished scholar of autobiography, this series includes life stories of so-called ordinary Americans who, though not necessarily known to the general public, freshly recreated representative pasts and reimagined singular identities.
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A comprehensive resource featuring an extended essay on the natural history of the vascular plants of Iowa, a discussion of their origins, a description of the state's natural regions, and a painstakingly annotated checklist of Iowa vascular plants.
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A collaborative effort of the University of Iowa Press and the University of Iowa Libraries, this site provides access to digital versions of books published by the Press. These 91 titles, including many out of print volumes, are fully searchable and freely available to readers and researchers around the world.