Description - The Forgotten Founders by Stewart L. Udall
A compelling case that the key players in western settlement were the sturdy families who travelled great distances across forbidding terrain to establish communities there. An illuminating 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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(229mm x 153mm x mm)
Publisher: Island Press
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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.