The Making of a History: Walter Prescott Webb and The Great Plains

The Making of a History: Walter Prescott Webb and The Great Plains

by Gregory M. Tobin

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780292769434
Publisher: University of Texas Press
Publication date: 11/15/2014
Pages: 204
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Gregory M. Tobin teaches American studies at the Flinders University of South Australia. He received his Ph.D. in history from the University of Texas at Austin and has also been lecturer in history at the Royal Military College of Australia.

Table of Contents

  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • 1. Family and Community
  • 2. The Making of an Imagination
  • 3. A Plainsman and His College
  • 4. A Frame of Reference: Lindley Miller Keasbey and Institutional History
  • 5. Finding a Career
  • 6. To Chicago—and Back
  • 7. The Search for a Medium
  • 8. Writing The Great Plains
  • 9. Raising the Flag
  • 10. Defending the Redoubt
  • Epilogue
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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