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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Richard J. Jensen  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT History

Born: 1941 in South Bend, Indiana


Illinois Connection

Richard Jensen lived in Cook County Illinois from 1970 through 1997.

Biographical and Professional Information

Richard is a retired History Professor from the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Published Works Expand for more information

Titles At Your Library

Illinois: A HISTORY
ISBN: 0252070216

University of Illinois Press. 2001

Offers a wide-angle view that expands our perspective on Illinois history. This book treats Illinois as a microcosm of the nation, arguing that its history exhibits basic conflicts that had much to do with shaping American society in general.