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The American West : the reader
Nugent, Walter T. K.
Publication Information:
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, [1999]

Physical Description:
xvi, 335 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Where is the American West?: report on a survey / Walter Nugent -- The American West: from frontier to region / Martin Ridge -- Frontiers and empires in the late nineteenth century / Walter Nugent -- Rancheras and the land: women and property rights in Hispanic California / Gloria Ricci Lothrop -- Mountain man as Jacksonian man / William H. Goetzmann -- Bison ecology and bison diplomacy: the southern Plains from 1800 to 1850 / Dan Flores -- Mexican opinion, American racism, and the War of 1846 / Gene M. Brack -- Mormon "deliverance" and the closing of the frontier / Martin Ridge -- Sand Creek / Janet LeCompte -- Cowboy strikes and unions / David E. Lopez -- "Everything I want is here!": the Dakota farmer's rural ideal, 1884-1934 / Paula M. Nelson -- "The men have become organizers": labor conflict and unionization in the Mexican mining communities of Arizona, 1900-1915 / Phil Mellinger -- Idaho and the Great Depression / Leonard J. Arrington -- The impact of the Second World War on Los Angeles / Arthur C. Verge -- Japanese-American women during World War II / Valerie Matsumoto -- From Esteban to Rodney King: five centuries of African American history in the West / Quintard Taylor -- Regional city and network city: Portland and Seattle in the twentieth century / Carl Abbott.
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