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The new encyclopedia of the American West

Author: Howard Roberts Lamar
Publisher: New Haven [Conn.] : Yale University Press, 1998.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
The American West is an evocative term that conjures up images of cowboys and Indians, covered wagons, sheriffs and outlaws, and endless prairies as well as contemporary images ranging from national parks to the oil, aerospace, and film industries. In addition, the West encompasses not only the past and present of the area west of the Mississippi but also the frontier as it moved across each of the fifty American
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
History
Ebook
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
xv, 1324 p. : ill., maps
(DLC) 98006231
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Howard Roberts Lamar
ISBN: 9781849728270 1849728275
OCLC Number: 857589811
Notes: Revised edition of: The Reader's encyclopedia of the American West. 1st ed. c1977.
Description: 1 online resource (2417 entries) : 1 image, digital files
Other Titles: Reader's encyclopedia of the American West.
Responsibility: edited by Howard R. Lamar.

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This encyclopedia is a source of information on the many American Wests - real and imaginary, old and new, stretching from coast to coast and throughout the country's history and culture. It consists  Read more...

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