The essential West
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An edition of The essential West (2012)

The essential West

collected essays

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This edition was published in by University of Oklahoma Press in Norman.

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The essential West: collected essays
2012, University of Oklahoma Press
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The essential West

First published in 2012



The essential West

collected essays

This edition was published in by University of Oklahoma Press in Norman.


Table of Contents

Conquest
Lewis and Park; or, why it matters that the West's most famous explorers didn't get sick (or at least not really sick)
Golden dreams: Colorado, California, and the reimagining of America
Called-out people: the Cheyennes and the Central Plains
Wired to the world: the telegraph and the making of the West
Reconstructing race
Families
The West before Lewis and Clark: three lives
Child's play: tradition and adaptation on the frontier
Becoming Mormon
Listen up: hearing the unheard in western history
Myth
Bison r us: the buffalo as cultural icon
Jesse James, borderman
American pathways
On the trail with Gus and Call: Lonesome Dove and the western myth
Stories.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
978
Library of Congress
F591 .W4528 2012

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL25260269M
ISBN 13
9780806142968
LC Control Number
2012011193

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