The American West : a new interpretive history /

This survey of frontier history traces the story from the first Columbian contacts between Indians and Europeans to the multicultural encounters of the modern world.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Authors: Hine, Robert V., 1921-2015 (Author), Faragher, John Mack, 1945- (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: New Haven, Conn. : Yale University Press, [2000]
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Dreams and homelands
  • New world begins
  • Contest of cultures
  • Struggle of empires
  • Land and its markers
  • Fur trade
  • From Texas to Oregon
  • War and destiny
  • Mining frontiers
  • Power of the road
  • Open range
  • Safety valve
  • Search for community
  • Urban frontier
  • Plunder and preservation
  • Myth of the west
  • Frontier and west in our time.