Postwestern Cultures

Pub Date : 2007 | Author : Susan Kollin | Publisher : U of Nebraska Press

ISBN 10 : 080326044X
ISBN 13 : 9780803260443

Synthesizes topics of contemporary scholarship of the American West. This work examines subjects ranging from the use of frontier rhetoric in Japanese American internment camp narr..

The Archaeology Of Cape Nome Alaska

Pub Date : 1979-01-01 | Author : John Bockstoce | Publisher : UPenn Museum of Archaeology

ISBN 10 : 093471827X
ISBN 13 : 9780934718271

Review of past and present knowledge, and detailed account of excavations and archaeological findings...

True West

Pub Date : 2007-05-01 | Author : William R. Handley | Publisher : U of Nebraska Press

ISBN 10 : 080325976X
ISBN 13 : 9780803259768

In no other region of the United States has the notion of authenticity played such an important yet elusive role as it has in the West. Though pervasive in literature,øpopular cul..

The Culture Of Wilderness

Pub Date : 1996-01 | Author : Frieda Knobloch | Publisher : Univ of North Carolina Press

ISBN 10 : 080784585X
ISBN 13 : 9780807845851

In this innovative work of cultural and technological history, Frieda Knobloch describes how agriculture functioned as a colonizing force in the American West between 1862 and 1945..

Somebody Else S Century

Pub Date : 2010-08-31 | Author : Patrick Smith | Publisher : Pantheon

ISBN 10 : 9780307379320
ISBN 13 : 0307379329

From one of our foremost experts on Asia and its history comes this brilliant dissection of the relationship between East and West. In three succinct essays, Patrick Smith investig..

Frontiers Of Historical Imagination

Pub Date : 1997-07-29 | Author : Kerwin Lee Klein | Publisher : Univ of California Press

ISBN 10 : 0520924185
ISBN 13 : 9780520924185

The American frontier, a potent symbol since Europeans first stepped ashore on North America, serves as the touchstone for Kerwin Klein's analysis of the narrating of history. Klei..