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The Resource The legacy of conquest : the unbroken past of the American West, Patricia Nelson Limerick

The legacy of conquest : the unbroken past of the American West, Patricia Nelson Limerick

Label
The legacy of conquest : the unbroken past of the American West
Title
The legacy of conquest
Title remainder
the unbroken past of the American West
Statement of responsibility
Patricia Nelson Limerick
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The "settling" of the American West has been powerfully perceived throughout the world as a series of quaint, violent, and romantic adventuresmost withhappy endings and a process that came to an end with the "closing" of thefrontier in the 1890s. But in fact, Patricia Nelson Limerick argues, the AmericanWest has a history grounded in primary economic realityin hardheaded questionsof profit, loss, competition, and consolidation. In The Legacy of Conquest, she interprets the stories and the characters in a new way: the trappers, traders, Indians, farmers, oilmen, cowboys, and sheriffs of the Old West "meant business"in more ways than one, and their descendents mean business today
Cataloging source
IGA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1951-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Limerick, Patricia Nelson
Dewey number
978
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
F591
LC item number
.L56 1988
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • West (U.S.)
  • West (U.S.)
  • West (U.S.)
  • ESTADOS UNIDOS (HISTÓRIA;CONDICÕES ECONÔMICAS)
  • États-Unis (Ouest)
  • États-Unis (Ouest)
  • Economic history
  • Historiography
  • United States, West
  • ESTADOS UNIDOS (HISTÓRIA;CONDICÕES ECONÔMICAS)
  • USA
Label
The legacy of conquest : the unbroken past of the American West, Patricia Nelson Limerick
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Norton paperback"--Title page verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 369-384) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Empire of innocence -- Property values -- Denial and dependence -- Uncertain enterprises -- The meeting ground of past and present -- The persistence of natives -- America the borderland -- Racialism ion the run -- Mankind the manager -- The burdens of western American history
Control code
ocm18278721
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
396 pages
Isbn
9780393304978
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o18278721
  • (OCoLC)18278721
Label
The legacy of conquest : the unbroken past of the American West, Patricia Nelson Limerick
Publication
Note
"Norton paperback"--Title page verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 369-384) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Empire of innocence -- Property values -- Denial and dependence -- Uncertain enterprises -- The meeting ground of past and present -- The persistence of natives -- America the borderland -- Racialism ion the run -- Mankind the manager -- The burdens of western American history
Control code
ocm18278721
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
396 pages
Isbn
9780393304978
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o18278721
  • (OCoLC)18278721

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