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Author Udall, Stewart L.

Title The forgotten founders : rethinking the history of the Old West / Stewart L. Udall ; foreword by David M. Emmons.

Imprint Washington, DC : Island Press ; [Covelo, Calif.] : Shearwater Books, c2002.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    978 UDA    Available
Description xxvii, 237 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 209-224) and index.
Contents Native peoples : the first forgotten founders -- European settlers : human faces, far-flung places -- Explorers and fur trappers -- Religion factor in western settlement -- Manifest Destiny morass -- California gold fever : fact and fancy -- Bootstrap capitalism in the Old West -- Wild West and the wrenching of the American chronicle -- Wild West and the settlers : contrasting visions.
Subject West (U.S.) -- History.
West (U.S.) -- Historiography.
West (U.S.) -- History.
Added Title Rethinking the history of the Old West
ISBN 1559638931 (hardcover : alk. paper) : $25.00

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