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A companion to the American West, edited by William Deverell

Label
A companion to the American West
Title
A companion to the American West
Statement of responsibility
edited by William Deverell
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A rigorous introduction to the history of the American West. Over 20 essays by expert scholars synthesize the best work in the field. Each essay covers a subtopic of American Western history, its major concerns and its major works to provide an overview of themes and historiography
Member of
Dewey number
978
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1962-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Deverell, William
Series statement
Blackwell companions to American history
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
West (U.S.)
Label
A companion to the American West, edited by William Deverell
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Environment and the nineteenth-century West: or, process encounters place
  • Andrew C. Isenberg
  • Engineering the elephant: industrialism and the environment in the Greater West
  • David Igler
  • Mining and the nineteenth-century American West
  • Malcolm J. Rohrbough
  • Law and the contact of cultures
  • Sarah Barringer Gordon
  • Native Americans in the nineteenth-century American West
  • David Rich Lewis
  • PART I. THINKING THROUGH THE AMERICAN WEST
  • Western violence
  • Michael A. Bellesiles
  • Bringing it all back home: rethinking the history of women and the nineteenth-century West
  • Elizabeth Jameson
  • Empire and liberty: contradictions and conflicts in nineteenth-century western political history
  • Jeffrey Ostler
  • PART III. EXCEPTIONALISM OR REGIONALISM? THE TWENTIETH-CENTURY AMERICAN WEST
  • African Americans in the twentieth-century West
  • Doublas Flamming
  • The West and workers, 1870-1930
  • The making of the first American West and the unmaking of other realms
  • James N. Gregory
  • Societies to match the scenery: twentieth-century environmental history in the American West
  • Dan Flores
  • Where to draw the line? The pacific, place, and the US West
  • Chris Friday
  • Religion and the American West
  • Philip Goff
  • Transients and stickers: the problem of community in the American West
  • Anne Hyde
  • American Indians in the twentieth century
  • Stephen Aron
  • Peter Iverson
  • The New Deal's West
  • Karen R. Merrill
  • Art, ideology, and the West
  • Douglas R. Nickel
  • "The West plays West": western tourism and the landscape of leisure
  • Marguerite S. Shaffer
  • Hispanics and Latinos
  • Ramón A. Gutiérrez
  • City lights: urban history in the West
  • Thinking West
  • Robert O. Self
  • Politics and the twentieth-century American West
  • William Deverell
  • The literary West and the twentieth century
  • David M. Wrobel
  • Elliot West
  • PART II. CONQUEST AND ITS PATTERNS: THE NINETEENTH CENTURY
  • Passion and imagination in the exploration of the American West
  • James P. Ronda
Control code
ocm55771331
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 574 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781280284373
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)55771331
Label
A companion to the American West, edited by William Deverell
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Environment and the nineteenth-century West: or, process encounters place
  • Andrew C. Isenberg
  • Engineering the elephant: industrialism and the environment in the Greater West
  • David Igler
  • Mining and the nineteenth-century American West
  • Malcolm J. Rohrbough
  • Law and the contact of cultures
  • Sarah Barringer Gordon
  • Native Americans in the nineteenth-century American West
  • David Rich Lewis
  • PART I. THINKING THROUGH THE AMERICAN WEST
  • Western violence
  • Michael A. Bellesiles
  • Bringing it all back home: rethinking the history of women and the nineteenth-century West
  • Elizabeth Jameson
  • Empire and liberty: contradictions and conflicts in nineteenth-century western political history
  • Jeffrey Ostler
  • PART III. EXCEPTIONALISM OR REGIONALISM? THE TWENTIETH-CENTURY AMERICAN WEST
  • African Americans in the twentieth-century West
  • Doublas Flamming
  • The West and workers, 1870-1930
  • The making of the first American West and the unmaking of other realms
  • James N. Gregory
  • Societies to match the scenery: twentieth-century environmental history in the American West
  • Dan Flores
  • Where to draw the line? The pacific, place, and the US West
  • Chris Friday
  • Religion and the American West
  • Philip Goff
  • Transients and stickers: the problem of community in the American West
  • Anne Hyde
  • American Indians in the twentieth century
  • Stephen Aron
  • Peter Iverson
  • The New Deal's West
  • Karen R. Merrill
  • Art, ideology, and the West
  • Douglas R. Nickel
  • "The West plays West": western tourism and the landscape of leisure
  • Marguerite S. Shaffer
  • Hispanics and Latinos
  • Ramón A. Gutiérrez
  • City lights: urban history in the West
  • Thinking West
  • Robert O. Self
  • Politics and the twentieth-century American West
  • William Deverell
  • The literary West and the twentieth century
  • David M. Wrobel
  • Elliot West
  • PART II. CONQUEST AND ITS PATTERNS: THE NINETEENTH CENTURY
  • Passion and imagination in the exploration of the American West
  • James P. Ronda
Control code
ocm55771331
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 574 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781280284373
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)55771331

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