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The Oxford history of the American West

Title
The Oxford history of the American West / edited by Clyde A. Milner II, Carol A. O'Connor, and Martha A. Sandweiss.
Publication
New York : Oxford University Press, 1994.

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Description
xiii, 872 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations; 26 cm
Subject
Bibliography (note)
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
  • Introduction: America Only More So / Clyde A. Milner II -- Ch. 1. Native Peoples and Native Histories / Peter Iverson -- Ch. 2. The Spanish-Mexican Rim / David J. Weber -- Ch. 3. Empires of Trade, Hinterlands of Settlement / Jay Gitlin -- Ch. 4. American Frontier / Elliott West -- Ch. 5. National Initiatives / Clyde A. Milner II -- Ch. 6. Entering the Global Economy / Keith L. Bryant, Jr. -- Ch. 7. Animals and Enterprise / Richard White -- Ch. 8. An Agricultural Empire / Allan G. Bogue -- Ch. 9. A Saga of Families / Kathleen Neils Conzen -- Ch. 10. Religion and Spirituality / Ferenc M. Szasz and Margaret Connell Szasz -- Ch. 11. Violence / Richard Maxwell Brown -- Ch. 12. Wage Earners and Wealth Makers / Carlos A. Schwantes -- Ch. 13. The Federal Presence / Carl Abbott -- Ch. 14. Politics and Protests / Michael P. Malone and F. Ross Peterson -- Ch. 15. A Region of Cities / Carol A. O'Connor -- Ch. 16. Alaska and Hawai'i / Victoria Wyatt -- Ch. 17. Landscapes of Abundance and Scarcity / William Cronon.
  • Ch. 18. Contemporary Peoples/Contested Places / Sarah Deutsch, George J. Sanchez and Gary Y. Okihiro -- Ch. 19. The Visual West / Brian W. Dippie -- Ch. 20. The Literary West / Thomas J. Lyon -- Ch. 21. Speaking for the Past / Charles S. Peterson -- Ch. 22. Selling the Popular Myth / Anne M. Butler -- Ch. 23. Comparing Wests and Frontiers / Walter Nugent.
ISBN
0195059689 :
LCCN
93038829
OCLC
ocm29259362
Owning Institutions
Columbia University Libraries