The West : an illustrated history /

Focuses chiefly on the 19th century which is the period that defined the American West in popular imagination.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Ward, Geoffrey C.
Other Authors: Duncan, Dayton.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Boston : Little, Brown, ©1996.
Edition:1st ed.
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Table of Contents:
  • Preface / by Stephen Ives and Ken Burns
  • The northern mystery : Other wests / by Richard White
  • The most avid nation : The mission at Waiilatpu : a meeting place for western women / by Julie Roy Jeffrey
  • Seeing the elephant : Myth and myopia : Hispanic peoples and western history / by David G. Gutiíerrez
  • A hell of a storm : Believing in the American West / by Patricia Nelson Limerick
  • The grandest enterprise under God : Great migrations : the pioneer in the American West / by John Mack Faragher
  • Rivers run backward : Wilderness and the West / by T.H. Watkins
  • The great die-up : The American West and the burden of belief / by N. Scott Momaday
  • The outcome of our earnest endeavors : Monument Valley / by Dayton Duncan.