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Title:
Western lives : a biographical history of the American West
Author:
Etulain, Richard W.
Publication Information:
Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, [2004]

©2004
Physical Description:
454 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
General Note:
"Published in cooperation with the University of New Mexico Center for the Southwest."
Language:
English
Contents:
Wakantapi and Juan Sabeata : Indian leadership and early European invasion in the new West / Gary Clayton Anderson -- Juan Bautista de Anza : father and son--pillars of New Spain's far north / John L. Kessell -- Stephen F. Austin and Doña Tules : a land agent and a gambler in the Mexican borderlands / Cheryl J. Foote -- George Vancouver, Lewis and Clark, and David Thompson : exploring the Pacific Northwest by tide and trail / William L. Lang -- Jedediah S. Smith and Marcus and Narcissa Whitman : mountain men and missionaries in the far West / Barton H. Barbour -- Sam Brannan and Elizabeth Byers : Mormons and miners at midcentury / Anne F. Hyde -- Mariano Vallejo and María Amparo Ruiz de Burton : cultural conflicts and compromises in the late-nineteenth-century West / Richard Griswold Del Castillo -- Sarah Winnemucca, Chief Joseph, and native America's dilemma / Elliott West -- Miller and Lux, Rachael Calof, Nannie Alderson, and the settlement of the agricultural frontier / R. Douglas Hurt -- "Buffalo Bill" Cody and Annie Oakley : romancing the West / Glenda Riley -- James J. Hill, Jeannette Rankin, and John Muir : the American West in the Progressive Era, 1890 to 1920 / Mark Harvey -- Sister Aimee Semple McPherson and the interwar West, 1920 to 1940 / Katherine G. Aiken -- Rosie the Riveter, J. Robert Oppenheimer, and the American West transformed / Jon Hunner -- Walt Disney, César Chávez, Barbara Jordan, and the evolution of the West's identity, 1945 to 1980 / Mark S. Foster -- Paul Allen : high technology and the high country in a New West / Carl Abbott -- The American West : a bibliographical essay / Richard W. Etulain.
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ISBN:
9780826334725
Format :
Book