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Westward tilt; the American West today.

Author: Neil Morgan
Publisher: New York, Random House [1963]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Drawing on his experiences touring the Western states for two years, in which he provoked conversations with Westerners of all stripes, a journalist examines the results of the westward migration across America in the decades after World War II, profiling the lifestyles and culture of eleven states.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Morgan, Neil, 1924-
Westward tilt.
New York, Random House [1963]
(OCoLC)576061658
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Neil Morgan
OCLC Number: 1112124
Description: 411 pages illustrations 25 cm
Contents: Prologue: The footloose migration --
1. The realms of change: The good life: trademark, not obsession --
Science, industry, and amenities --
The education rush --
Of one thing, less: hate --
The Indian nations: better times for many --
The fight to save the West --
2. California: center of gravity: Southern California: the restless kind --
Los Angeles: the strong new wave --
San Francisco: narcissus of the West --
Northern California: a vast and virile world --
3. The quieter West: Oregon: green and gangly --
Washington: the gentle people --
Mountain North: Idaho, Montana, Wyoming --
Colorado: a tug of war --
Utah: gold-plated Zion --
Nevada: test tube of change --
New Mexico: a double life --
Arizona: it leapfrogged history --
Epilogue: The West: America tomorrow.
Responsibility: Foreword by James A. Michener.

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Drawing on his experiences touring the Western states for two years, in which he provoked conversations with Westerners of all stripes, a journalist examines the results of the westward migration across America in the decades after World War II, profiling the lifestyles and culture of eleven states.

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