The Resource "It's your misfortune and none of my own" : a new history of the American West, by Richard White

"It's your misfortune and none of my own" : a new history of the American West, by Richard White

Label
"It's your misfortune and none of my own" : a new history of the American West
Title
"It's your misfortune and none of my own"
Title remainder
a new history of the American West
Statement of responsibility
by Richard White
Title variation
New history of the American West
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This book embodies the theme that, as succeeding groups have occupied the American West and shaped the land, they have done so without regard for present inhabitants
Awards note
Western Heritage Award for Nonfiction, 1992
Cataloging source
UKM
Dewey number
978
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • facsimiles
Index
index present
LC call number
F591
LC item number
.W69 1991
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
"It's your misfortune and none of my own" : a new history of the American West, by Richard White
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographies and index
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Contents
Pt. 1. The Origins of the West -- 1. The Seeds of the West -- 2. Empires and Indians -- Pt. 2. The Federal Government and the Nineteenth-Century West -- 3. The Conquest of the West -- 4. The Federal Government and the Indians -- 5. Exploring the Land -- 6. Distributing the Land -- 7. Territorial Government -- Pt. 3. Transformation and Development -- 8. The Transformation of Western Society: Migration -- 9. Transforming the Land -- 10. The West and the World Economy -- 11. The Economic Structure of the West -- 12. New Communities and the Western Social Order -- 13. Social Conflict -- 14. Western Politics -- Pt. 4. The Bureaucratic Revolution in the West -- 15. At the Centers of Power -- 16. On the Peripheries of Power -- Pt. 5. Transforming the West -- 17. The Depression -- 18. World War II and Its Aftermath: Reshaping the West -- Pt. 6. The Modern West -- 19. Rise of the Metropolitan West -- 20. The West and the Nation -- 21. The Imagined West
Control code
ocm32924432
Dimensions
26 cm.
Edition
1st pbk. ed.
Extent
xix, 644 p.
Isbn
9780806125671
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
91050309
Other physical details
ill., facsims., maps, ports.
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u191063
System control number
(OCoLC)32924432

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