|About the Book|
Written with enthusiasm and affection for this corner of Kansas, Kaw Valley Landscapes makes you long to hop in the family car and veer sharply off the beaten path. . . . A peach of a book!James Fisher, The Kansas City TimesA deftly written account of the cultural and natural features in eastern Kansas.Rex Buchanan, coauthor of Roadside Kansas: A Travelers Guide to Its Geology and Landmarks.Author Biography: James R. Shortridge is a professor of geography at the University of Kansas. Among his other books are Our Town on the Plains: J. J. Pennells Photographs of Junction City, Kansas, 1893-1922, Peopling the Plains: Who Settled Where in Frontier Kansas, and The Middle West: Its Meaning in American Culture, winner of the John Brinckerhoff Jackson Prize.