The West: An Illustrated History

The West: An Illustrated History

by Geoffrey C. Ward
     
 

For the first time in paperback comes the magnificent, copiously illustrated companion volume to the landmark PBS television series. 400+ illustrations, many in full color.See more details below

Overview

For the first time in paperback comes the magnificent, copiously illustrated companion volume to the landmark PBS television series. 400+ illustrations, many in full color.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780316735896
Publisher:
Little, Brown and Company
Publication date:
09/10/2003
Edition description:
Illustrate
Pages:
464
Product dimensions:
9.25(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.12(d)

Table of Contents

Prefacexvii
Chapter 1The Northern Mystery: Other Wests1
Chapter 2The Most Avid Nation: The Mission at Waiilatpu: A Meeting Place for Western Women54
Chapter 3Seeing the Elephant Myth and Myopia: Hispanic Peoples and Western History118
Chapter 4A Hell of a Storm Believing in the American West172
Chapter 5The Grandest Enterprise Under God Great Migrations: The Pioneer in the American West214
Chapter 6Rivers Run Backward Wilderness and the West290
Chapter 7The Great Die-Up The American West and The Burden of Belief330
Chapter 8The Outcome of Our Earnest Endeavors Monument Valley384
Acknowledgments
Selected Bibliography
Index
Illustration Credits
Film Credits434

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