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American West
By Anne M. Butler

The American West

A Concise History

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American West by Anne M. Butler

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Tracing events from the pre-history to the present day, this book offers a concise and accessible history of the American West. * Explores the complex interactions between and among cultures in the American West * Chronologically organized and informed by the latest scholarship * Grounded in attention to race, class, gender, and the environment, the text focuses on social, economic, and political forces that shaped the lived experiences of diverse westerners and influenced the patterns of western history.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780631210856
ISBN-10: 0631210857
Format: Hardback
(226mm x 151mm x 24mm)
Pages: 256
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 10-Aug-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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American West by Anne M. Butler American West, Paperback (September 2007)

Tracing events from the pre-history to the present day, this book offers a concise and accessible history of the American West.

Covered Wagon Women by Anne M. Butler Covered Wagon Women, Paperback (June 1995)

Includes voices of women who traveled west in covered wagons during the 1840s including Tamsen Donner and young Virginia Reed, members of the ill-fated Donner party; Patty Sessions, the Mormon midwife who delivered five babies on the trail between Omaha and Salt Lake City; and, Rachel Fisher.

Daughters of Joy, Sisters of Misery by Anne M. Butler Daughters of Joy, Sisters of Misery, Paperback (June 1987)

Daughters of Joy will prove to be a gold mine of information, since the author's massive research makes the book a primary source as well as a thoughtful study of soiled doves on the frontier.....Butler has portrayed the stark realities of prostitution in the American West With sensitivity and insight.

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Author Biography - Anne M. Butler

Anne M. Butler is Trustee Professor, Emeritus, at Utah State University and a past editor of the Western Historical Quarterly. Author of numerous articles and books, including Daughters of Joy, Sisters of Misery: Prostitutes in the American West (1985), she has published extensively on matters of race, class, and gender in western history. Michael J. Lansing is Assistant Professor of History at Augsburg College. His essays have appeared in the Western Historical Quarterly, Utah Historical Quarterly, Journal of Historical Geography, and Ethics, Place, and Environment. He serves on the editorial board of the University of Arizona Press monograph series "Western Women's Voices."

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