American west : competing visions /

The American West used to be a story of gunfights, glory, wagon trails, and linear progress. Historians such as Frederick Jackson Turner and Hollywood movies such as Stagecoach (1939) and Shane (1953) cast the trans-Mississippi region as a frontier of epic proportions where 'savagery' met...

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Main Authors: Jones, Karen R., 1972- (Author), Wills, John, 1971- (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, ©2009.
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