Local History Books on Oklahoma
Local History Books on Oklahoma

If you’re a dyed-in-the-wool Oklahoma native, then it’s safe to say you already know quite a bit about the Sooner State. For instance, you may know it was the birthplace of the Amateur Softball Association of America. You may even know that the inventor of the shopping cart was from here, or that world-famous female outlaw Belle Starr is buried here. You might also know the state motto – “labor conquers all things” – as well.

However, it’s important to realize that there’s a lot more to Oklahoma culture and history than what you might learn on trivia night or in history class. Let regional interest literature penned by passionate historians and local experts fill you in on the rest.

Get Up Close and Personal with Oklahoma

Regional history books are the best way to find out everything you ever wanted to know about local history and culture.

Learn more about Oklahoma’s very first resort, Medicine Park, with an informative volume on its origins and backstory. Get to know Bennie Owen, one of Oklahoma’s most celebrated local football heroes. Explore the state’s connection to the Cherokee nation with riveting histories and photo collections. Enjoy an inside look at the history of the Oklahoma City Zoo.

Arcadia Brings History to Life

General history books often fail to capture the true spirit of individual towns, communities, and locations. That’s where the expansive local interest catalog of Arcadia Publishing comes in. Enjoy thousands of volumes on hundreds of different locations and social groups across the nation.

Get to know your own hometown in detail, or get serious about your study of your favorite interests. Marvel at gorgeous photography, firsthand historical accounts, and unique points of view you’re unlikely to find anywhere else.

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