Former secretary of the interior and native westerner Stewart L. Udall draws on extensive research and his vast knowledge of and experience in the American West to offer a provocative new look at one of the most important chapters of American history. He presents a fascinating and wide-ranging overview of western history and those who have written about it, challenging conventional wisdom on subjects ranging from Manifest Destiny to the importance of Eastern capitalists to the role of religion in westward settlement.
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Author Biography - Stewart L. Udall
Stewart L. Udall was elected to four terms as congressman from Arizona before being appointed by President John F. Kennedy to be secretary of the interior, a position he held for eight years during the administrations of President Kennedy and President Lyndon B. Johnson.