America's West: A History, 1890-1950

America's West: A History, 1890-1950

by David M. Wrobel


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780521150132
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 10/11/2017
Series: Cambridge Essential Histories Series
Pages: 225
Sales rank: 915,653
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.79(d)

About the Author

David M. Wrobel is a Professor of History at the University of Oklahoma. He is the author of Promised Lands (2002), The End of American Exceptionalism (1993), and Global West, American Frontier (2013), which won the Western Heritage Award for nonfiction. He is a past president of the Pacific Coast Branch of the American Historical Association and of Phi Alpha Theta, the National History Honor Society.

Table of Contents

List of figures; List of maps; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1. Frontier, region, nation, and crisis; 2. The rise of a leader and a region; 3. Democracy and intolerance; 4. Regional growth and cultural conflict; 5. From safety valve to safety net; 6. Exposing the promised land; 7. The landscape of war; 8. The good war?; Coda: the West at mid-century; Bibliography.

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