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The American West : the reader

Author: Walter T K Nugent; Martin Ridge
Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©1999.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
American West.
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©1999
(OCoLC)607428927
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Walter T K Nugent; Martin Ridge
ISBN: 0253335302 9780253335302 0253212901 9780253212900
OCLC Number: 40762821
Description: xvi, 335 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Contents: pt. I. Defining the West: Are we Talking about a Place? What is it? Where is it? 1. Where Is the American West? Report on a Survey / Walter Nugent. 2. The American West: From Frontier to Region / Martin Ridge. 3. Frontiers and Empires in the Late Nineteenth Century / Walter Nugent --
pt. II. The Eighteenth Century: California Women, 1769-1848. 4. Rancheras and the Land: Women and Property Rights in Hispanic California / Gloria Ricci Lothrop --
pt. III. The Nineteenth Century: Exploration, the Fur Trade, and National Identity, 1807-1845. 5. Mountain Man as Jacksonian Man / William H. Goetzmann. 6. Bison Ecology and Bison Diplomacy: The Southern Plains from 1800 to 1850 / Dan Flores. 7. Mexican Opinion, American Racism, and the War of 1846 / Gene M. Brack. 8. Mormon "Deliverance" and the Closing of the Frontier / Martin Ridge. 9. Sand Creek / Janet LeCompte. 10. Cowboy Strikes and Unions / David E. Lopez. 11. "Everything I Want Is Here!": The Dakota Farmer's Rural Ideal, 1884-1934 / Paula M. Nelson --
pt. IV. The Twentieth Century: Mexican, "Anglo," and European Miners and Capital, 1900-1915. 12. "The Men Have Become Organizers": Labor Conflict and Unionization in the Mexican Mining Communities of Arizona, 1900-1915 / Phil Mellinger. 13. Idaho and the Great Depression / Leonard J. Arrington. 14. The Impact of the Second World War on Los Angeles / Arthur C. Verge. 15. Japanese-American Women during World War II / Valerie Matsumoto. 16. From Esteban to Rodney King: Five Centuries of African American History in the West / Quintard Taylor. 17. Regional City and Network City: Portland and Seattle in the Twentieth Century / Carl Abbott.
Responsibility: Walter Nugent and Martin Ridge, editors.

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