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Title A companion to the American West / edited by William Deverell.

Imprint Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., 2004.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  978 C738 2004    ---  Available
Description x, 574 p. ; 26 cm.
Series Blackwell companions to American history
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents PART I. THINKING THROUGH THE AMERICAN WEST -- Making of the first American West and the unmaking of other realms / Stephen Aron -- Thinking West / Elliot West -- PART II. CONQUEST AND ITS PATTERNS : THE NINETEENTH CENTURY -- Passion and imagination in the exploration of the American West / James P. Ronda -- Environment and the nineteenth-century West : or, process encounters place / Andrew C. Isenberg -- Engineering the elephant : industrialism and the environment in the Greater West / David Igler -- Mining and the nineteenth-century American West / Malcolm J. Rohrbough -- Law and the contact of cultures / Sarah Barringer Gordon -- Native Americans in the nineteenth-century American West / David Rich Lewis -- Western violence / Michael A. Bellesiles -- Bringing it all back home : rethinking the history of women and the nineteenth-century West / Elizabeth Jameson -- Empire and liberty : contradictions and conflicts in nineteenth-century western political history / Jeffrey Ostler -- PART III. EXCEPTIONALISM OR REGIONALISM? THE TWENTIETH-CENTURY AMERICAN WEST -- African Americans in the twentieth-century West / Doublas Flamming -- West and workers, 1870-1930 / James N. Gregory -- Societies to match the scenery : twentieth-century environmental history in the American West / Dan Flores -- Where to draw the line? the Pacific, place, and the US West / Chris Friday -- Religion and the American West / Philip Goff -- Transients and stickers : the problem of community in the American West / Anne Hyde -- American Indians in the twentieth century / Peter Iverson -- New Deal's West / Karen R. Merrill -- Art, ideology, and the West / Douglas R. Nickel -- "West plays West" : western tourism and the landscape of leisure / Marguerite S. Shaffer -- Hispanics and Latinos / Ramon A. Gutierrez -- City lights : urban history in the West / Robert O. Self -- Politics and the twentieth-century American West / William Deverell -- Literary West and the twentieth century / David M. Wrobel.
Subject West (U.S.) -- History.
Added Author Deverell, William Francis.
ISBN 0631213570 (hardback : alk. paper)

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