The American West: A Concise History

Wiley, 2008 - 242 pagina's
Exploring the complex interactions between and among cultures, this book offers a fresh reading of the history of the American West. Chronologically organized and informed by the latest scholarship, this work examines regional events within the ever shifting boundaries of the West, from pre-history to the present day. Grounded in attention to race, class, gender, and the environment, The American West: A Concise History focuses on significant social, economic, and political forces that shaped the lived experiences of diverse westerners and influenced the patterns of western history.

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Anne M. Butler is Trustee Professor, Emeritus, at Utah State University and a past editor of the Western Historical Quarterly. Author of numerous articles and books, including Daughters of Joy, Sisters of Misery: Prostitutes in the American West (1985), she has published extensively on matters of race, class, and gender in western history.

Michael J. Lansing is Assistant Professor of History at Augsburg College. His essays have appeared in the Western Historical Quarterly, Utah Historical Quarterly, Journal of Historical Geography, and Ethics, Place, and Environment. He serves on the editorial board of the University of Arizona Press monograph series "Western Women's Voices."

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