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Writing the history of the American West

Author: Martin Ridge; George A Miles; American Antiquarian Society.
Publisher: Worcester : American Antiquarian Society, 1991.
Edition/Format:   Book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The contributors to this collection, which was derived from a 1991 symposium sponsored by the American Antiquarian Society, offer their views on the American West, paying particular attention to  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Congresses
Exhibitions
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Ridge; George A Miles; American Antiquarian Society.
ISBN: 0944026311 9780944026311
OCLC Number: 26188258
Notes: "Reprinted from the Proceedings of the American Antiquarian Society, volume 101, part 1, April 1991"--Title page verso.
"The larger part of this collection is comprised of three papers given at a symposium ... held at the University of California, Berkeley, on April 19, 1991"--Page 63.
Description: pages 63-166 : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface / John B. Hench --
Frederick Jackson Turner and his ghost : the writing of Western history / Martin Ridge --
A view from the Spanish Borderlands / Elizabeth A.H. John --
The continuity between the Old West and the New / Alvin M. Josephy, Jr. --
Commentary / Howard L. Lamar --
Go West and grow up with the country : an exhibition of nineteenth-century guides to the American West in the collection of the American Antiquarian Society / George Miles.
Responsibility: essays and commentary by Martin Ridge [and others] ; exhibition catalogue by George Miles ; preface by John B. Hench.

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