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Moving stories : migration and the American West, 1850-2000

Author: Scott E Casper; Lucinda M Long
Publisher: Reno : Nevada Humanities Committee : Distributed by the University of Nevada Press, ©2001.
Series: Halcyon, v. 23.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Contributors from the fields of literature, history and popular culture examine a range of topics: migration into, within, and out of the West; the meanings of migration for women and men of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Scott E Casper; Lucinda M Long
ISBN: 1890591084 9781890591083
OCLC Number: 48776408
Description: xvii, 299 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Scott E. Casper --
"Some Is Writing Some Reading": Emigrants on the Overland Trail / Theresa Strouth Gaul --
The Frontier Within and Without: Gender and the Memoirs of Rural German-Speaking Immigrants / Linda Schelbitzki Pickle --
Sarah Winnemucca: Multiple Places, Multiple Selves / Gioia Woods --
Stephen Crane and "Some Others": Economics, Race, and the Vision of a Failed Frontier / Matthew Evertson --
A New Opportunity for the "Man with the Hoe": Rural Reform and the Marketing of Montana, 1909-1916 / Douglas M. Edwards --
Migration, Masculinity, and Racial Identity in Taylor Gordon's Born to Be / Michael K. Johnson --
At the Crossroads of Whiteness: Anti-Migrant Activism, Eugenics, and Popular Culture in Depression-Era California / Peter La Chapelle --
Rethinking Black Migration: A Perspective from the West / Josh Sides --
Into the Prefab West: Federal Settlements and Western Migration During World War II / Heather Fryer --
Spanish-Speaking Mormons in Utah / Jessie L. Embry --
Better Living Through Westward Migration: Don DeLillo's Inversion of the American West as "Virgin Land" in Underworld / Marni Gauthier.
Series Title: Halcyon, v. 23.
Other Titles: Migration and the American West 1850-2000
Responsibility: edited by Scott E. Casper and Lucinda M. Long.

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