Conquests and Consequences: The American West from Frontier to Region / Edition 3

Conquests and Consequences: The American West from Frontier to Region / Edition 3

by Carol L. Higham, William H. Katerberg
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0882952706

ISBN-13: 9780882952703

Pub. Date: 08/18/2009

Publisher: Wiley

Conquests and Consequences introduces students to the history of the American West by examining key questions about the identity of the region.

  • Discusses how diverse societies and empires have shaped and reshaped the American West over the centuries
  • Looks at the points at which the West has functioned as a colony, and its transition to

Overview

Conquests and Consequences introduces students to the history of the American West by examining key questions about the identity of the region.

  • Discusses how diverse societies and empires have shaped and reshaped the American West over the centuries
  • Looks at the points at which the West has functioned as a colony, and its transition to functioning as a region
  • Examines how the concept of frontier functions in the West
  • Illustrated with numerous maps, images, and photographs, in partnership with the Buffalo Bill Historical Center

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780882952703
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
08/18/2009
Series:
General American History Series
Edition description:
3
Pages:
475
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introductions

Chapter 2: The First West: Native Peoples

Chapter 3: West is North: The Spanish Empire

Chapter 4: West is South: The French Empire

Chapter 5: The English Empire: Turner's First War

Chapter 6: Growing Pains

Chapter 7: Putting Down Roots

Chapter 8: This Land is Our Land?

Chapter 9: Last Frontiers

CHapter 10: The "Progressive" Era

Chapter 11: From Boom to Bust

Chapter 12: Depression to Cold War

Chapter 13: The Metropolitan West to the 1980s

Chapter 14: From the Eighties to the new Millennium

Chapter 15: Into the Future and Back to the Past

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