Western Places, American Myths : How We Think about the West (Wilbur S. Shepperson Series in History and Humanities)

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Western Places, American Myths : How We Think about the West (Wilbur S. Shepperson Series in History and Humanities)

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  • 製本 Hardcover:ハードカバー版/ページ数 338 p.
  • 言語 ENG
  • 商品コード 9780874175318
  • DDC分類 978

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations                              ix
Acknowledgments xiii
INTRODUCTION by Gary J. Hausladen I
PART 1 Continuity and Change
1 Understanding Western Places: The
Historical Geographer's View
WILLIAM WYCKOFF 21 (36)
2 An Inescapable Range, or the Ranch as
Everywhere
PAUL F. STARRS 57 (28)
3 Land Tenure: The Spatial Musculature of the
American West
JOHN B. WRIGHT 85 (26)
4 National Significance: Representation of
the West in the National Park System
LARY M. DILSAVER 111 (24)
PART 2 Enduring Regional Voices
5 Mormon Wests: The Creation and Evolution of
an American Region
RICHARD H. JACKSON 135 (31)
6 Mex-America: From Margin to Mainstream
TERRENCE W. HAVERLUK 166 (18)
7 Native America: The Indigenous West
AKIM D. REINHARDT 184 (20)
8 Narrating Imperial Adventure: Isabella
Bird's Travels in the Nineteenth-Century
American West
KAREN M.MORIN 204 (21)
PART 3 The West as Visionary Place
9 The Return of the One-Armed Bandit:
Gambling and the West
PAULIINA RAENTO 225 (48)
10 Magical Realism: The West as Spiritual
Playground
PETER GOIN 253
11 "Good, by God, We're Going to Bodie!":
Ghost Towns and the American West
DYDIA DELYSER 273 (23)
12 Where the Cowboy Rides Away: Mythic Places
for Western Film
GARY J. HAUSLADEN 296 (23)
List of Contributors 319 (4)
Index 323