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The West in the history of the nation : a reader

Author: William Deverell; Anne Farrar Hyde
Publisher: Boston : Bedford/St. Martin's, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Genre/Form: History
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Deverell; Anne Farrar Hyde
ISBN: 0312191715 9780312191719 0312192118 9780312192112
OCLC Number: 43945859
Description: 2 volumes : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: v. 1. To 1877 : Cultures in conflict, first encounters --
Colonization, religion and economy in frontier regions --
The late seventeenth century, rebellion on two frontiers --
The eighteenth century, building new societies --
Pre-revolutionary America, tensions and war on the middle ground --
Revolutions, empires lose thier hold --
The creation of the American Republic, incorporating the West --
The early republic, the Louisiana Purchase --
The age of Jackson, equality and the "Indian problem" --
Slaves, life for slaves in the West --
Acquisition of the West, manifest destiny and the Mexican War --
Westward migration, gold, land, and amibition --
The sectional crisis, the West divides the nation --
The Civil War, bringing the battlefront to the West --
Reconstruction, new lives in the West. v. 2. Since 1865 : Reconstruction, new lives in the west --
Western conquest, war against native America --
Urbanization, western cities --
Populism, politics and protest --
The age of industrialization, labor unrest in the mining west --
The progressive era, expanding democracy --
World War I, western mobilization for global conflict --
The 1920s, prohibition --
The great depression, the New Deal and the western landscape --
World War II, Japanese internment --
The cold war, the nuclear west --
The 1960s, civil rights and protest in the west --
The Vietnam era, the divided west --
The 1970s and 1980s, environmental debates in the west --
Contemporary America, immigration and integration.
Responsibility: edited by William F. Deverell and Anne F. Hyde.

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