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The American West : a new interpretive history

Author: Robert V Hine; John Mack Faragher
Publisher: New Haven, Conn. : Yale University Press, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This survey of frontier history traces the story from the first Columbian contacts between Indians and Europeans to the multicultural encounters of the modern world.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert V Hine; John Mack Faragher
ISBN: 0300078331 9780300078336 0300078358 9780300078350
OCLC Number: 42072271
Description: x, 616 p. : ill., maps ; 27 cm.
Contents: Dreams and homelands --
New world begins --
Contest of cultures --
Struggle of empires --
Land and its markers --
Fur trade --
From Texas to Oregon --
War and destiny --
Mining frontiers --
Power of the road --
Open range --
Safety valve --
Search for community --
Urban frontier --
Plunder and preservation --
Myth of the west --
Frontier and west in our time.
Responsibility: Robert V. Hine & John Mack Faragher.

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This survey of frontier history traces the story from the first Columbian contacts between Indians and Europeans to the multicultural encounters of the modern world.

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