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A Companion to the American West is a rigorous, illuminating introduction to the history of the American West. Twenty-five essays by expert scholars synthesize the best and most provocative work in the field and provide a comprehensive overview of themes and historiography. Covers the culture, politics, and environment of the American West through periods of migration, settlement, and modernization Discusses Native Americans and their conflicts and integration with American settlers…mehr

Produktbeschreibung
A Companion to the American West is a rigorous, illuminating introduction to the history of the American West. Twenty-five essays by expert scholars synthesize the best and most provocative work in the field and provide a comprehensive overview of themes and historiography. Covers the culture, politics, and environment of the American West through periods of migration, settlement, and modernization Discusses Native Americans and their conflicts and integration with American settlers
  • Produktdetails
  • Wiley Blackwell Companions to
  • Verlag: BLACKWELL PUBL
  • New
  • Seitenzahl: 584
  • Erscheinungstermin: Februar 2004
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 251mm x 178mm x 36mm
  • Gewicht: 1139g
  • ISBN-13: 9780631213574
  • ISBN-10: 0631213570
  • Artikelnr.: 22219919
Autorenporträt
William Deverell is Associate Professor of History at the California Institute of Technology. He is the author of Railroad Crossing: Californians and the Railroad, 1850-1910 (1994) and of Whitewashed Adobe: Los Angeles and the Remaking of the Mexican Landscape, 1850-1940 (2003). With Greg Hise, he has co-authored Eden by Design: The 1930 Olmsted-Bartholomew Plan for the Los Angeles Region (2000) and co-edited Land of Sunshine: Toward an Environmental History of Los Angeles (2003). With Tom Sitton, he has co-edited California Progressivism Revisited (1994) and Metropolis in the Making: Los Angeles in the 1920s (2001). With Anne Hyde, he has co-edited The West in the History of the Nation (2000). Professor Deverell is the chairman of the California Council for the Humanities and the 2002-2003 Fellow of the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation of Los Angeles. In 2004-2005, he will be the Frederick W. Beinecke Senior Research Fellow in Western American History at Yale University.
California Institute of Technology
Inhaltsangabe
Introduction: William Deverell (California Institute ofTechnology).

Part I: Thinking Through the American West.

Part II: Conquest and Its Patterns: The Nineteenth Century.

Part III: Exceptionalism or Regionalism? The Twentieth CenturyAmerican West

Introduction: William Deverell (California Institute of Technology).Part I: Thinking Through the American West.Part II: Conquest and Its Patterns: The Nineteenth Century.Part III: Exceptionalism or Regionalism? The Twentieth Century American West