Into the West: The Story of Its People
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, 18 Des 2007 - 544 halaman
Acclaimed historian Walter Nugent brings us what is perhaps the most comprehensive and fascinating account to date of the peopling of the American West. In this epic social-demographic history, Nugent explores the populations of the West as they grow, change and intersect from the Paleo-Indians, the Spanish Conquistadors, to displaced Okies, wartime African American immigrants, and all the disparate groups that have made California the most ethnically diverse state in the union.
Their tale, in all its complexity, is a tale that surprises, that subverts traditional stereotypes and that illuminates the multifaceted character of one of the world’s most unique and dynamic territories.
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Bill Deverell read chapters four through ten. Jim Gregory read seven and eight. Patty Limerick read one through six. Dean May read three and four. John Nickerson and Richard Jackson read part of nine. Mac Rohrbough read one through four ...
Mac Rohrbough read one through four. Carlos Schwantes read five and six. Dave Weber read two and three. All of these contributed their exceptional expertise in particular periods and in very special ways. Three people read it all.
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By the time you reach Al's Oasis at Oacoma, S. Dak., on a bluff over the glistening Missouri River [and just thirty-four miles east of the 100th meridian], all doubt vanishes. . . . The proud sign at Al's . . . unabashedly announces ...
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Beyond its geography, the American West is defined by the people who settled it. Nugent (Crossings: The Great Atlantic Migrations), a respected social historian, has written a unique population ... Baca ulasan lengkap
From Time Inmicrnorial to 1848
The United States Captures Its West 18481889
e_fjing the Depression 18891901
The Golden Twilight ofthc Settlement Frontier 19011913
Tourists Horryockws M exicans and M ore 19141929
Dust Bowl and Depressimi 19291941 117