Power and Promise: The Changing American West
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Beschreibung"The Changing West "blends social, political, intellectual and environmental history to offer an in-depth study of this often mythic region and its peoples, from pre-Columbian times to the 21st century. User-friendly, streamlined and attentive to the most recent scholarship, this comprehensive history of the American West is written specifically for an undergraduate audience.
InhaltsverzeichnisIntroduction Chapter 1: The First Westerners: The Native Americans Chapter 2: The European Invasion of the West 1519-1800 Chapter 3: Americans and the Early Development of the West Chapter 4: The Western Pioneer and the Early American Occupation of the West Chapter 5: The War For the West: The Civil and Indian Wars Chapter 6: The Post-War West: Railroads and Opportunity Chapter 7: The Search for Law and Political Order in the West, 1850-1900 Chapter 8: The Social and Multi-cultural Context of a Changing American West Chapter 9: The Western Progressives, 1890-1929 Chapter 10: The West of the 1930s: Depression and New Deal Chapter 11: A National Trend-Setter: The Modern West, 1940-1980 Chapter 12: An Ever-Changing American West: 1980 and into the Twenty-First Century
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: November 2007
Seitenanzahl: 400 Seiten