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Books

SHSMO has a variety of publications available that celebrate Missouri's rich history and heritage. In addition to a wide range of historical books on art, the civil war, slavery, and small towns, you will find publications that illustrate the history of eras and regions from all corners of the state.

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  1. Cover
    $18.00

    He bought the car a dozen years ago. Together, they traveled every mile of every road on his highway map, a 250,000 mile journey to discover the real America beyond the interstate. Real people. Obscure places. Forgotten facts. His story unfolds in Missouri, but it could be about any state, any traveler who drives into America’s hidden heart.

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  2. Blue Highways Revisited
    $35.00

    n 1978, William Least Heat-Moon made a 14,000-mile journey on the back roads of America, visiting 38 states along the way. In 1982, the popular Blue Highways, which chronicled his adventures, was published. Three decades later, Edgar Ailor III and his son, Edgar IV, retraced and photographed Heat-Moon’s route, culminating in Blue Highways Revisited, released for publication on the thirtieth anniversary of Blue Highways.

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  3. Coastal Missouri Cover
    $18.00

    He bought the car a dozen years ago. Together, they traveled every mile of every road on his highway map, a 250,000 mile journey to discover the real America beyond the interstate. Real people. Obscure places. Forgotten facts. His story unfolds in Missouri, but it could be about any state, any traveler who drives into America’s hidden heart.

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  4. Friend and Foe Alike Cover
    $30.00

    Missouri suffered more battles or engagements during the Civil War than all of the states except Virginia and Tennessee. This guide, with site descriptions, maps, biographies, and detailed point-to-point driving instructions, covered 235 of the best sites Missouri has to offer. This revised edition includes an introduction from Stuart Symington, Jr.

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  5. Cover
    $50.00

    In this stunning book, four accomplished writers and lifelong conservationists team up with keen-eyed photographers to capture the compelling history, beauty, and recreational value of Missouri's unique state park system.

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  6. Survivors Cover
    $20.00

    Using contemporary color photographs, Survivors treats the reader to a statewide tour of Missouri’s remaining 19th century county courthouses.

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