In the modern electronic din of emails and texts and tweets and instant messages it can be difficult to keep track of the long-term trajectory of day-to-day work and ongoing projects. With this difficulty in mind, and for the sake of giving some permanence to the memories of the past few years, I submit this chronicle about recent efforts to revive the field of Midwestern history via the creation of the Midwestern History Association. I hope this review and the commentary and recommendations included therein prove useful to the leaders in the field and the emerging scholars who are seeking to shape the field and make it their own.
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Lauck, Jon K.
"The Origins and Progress of The Midwestern History Association, 2013-2016,"
Studies in Midwestern History: Vol. 2
, No. 11.
Available at: https://scholarworks.gvsu.edu/midwesternhistory/vol2/iss1/11