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American West A Concise History

ISBN-10: 0631210865

ISBN-13: 9780631210863

Edition: 2007

Authors: Anne M. Butler, Michael J. Lansing, Michael Lansing

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Tracing events since the colonial period, this title offers a concise history of the American West. Chronologically organized, it clarifies the complicated history of the West, rejecting stereotypes and exploring the frontier complexities and cultural variations.
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List price: $44.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/6/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.924
Language: English

Anne M. Butler is Trustee Professor Emerita at Utah State University and past editor of the Western Historical Quarterly.

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."

List of illustrations
The Authors
Acknowledgments
Introduction
First Wests, Many Wests
Inside Native Wests
Enforcing an American West
Imperial Wests
A Diverse, Urban, and Federal West
Mythic West and Modern West
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