The New Encyclopedia of the American West

The New Encyclopedia of the American West

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Baker & Taylor
A wholly revised and expanded version of The Reader's Encyclopedia of the American West contains more than 2,400 entries and more than six hundred illustrations and maps covering such topics as westward expansion, Native American culture, and pioneering women. History Bk Club. UP.

Blackwell North Amer
The New Encyclopedia of the American West includes thousands of entries arranged alphabetically, from Ansel Adams and adobe architecture to Zion National Park and Zuni Indians; hundreds of illustrations and maps; full coverage of all aspects of the West, including history, topography, famous people, places, and events; contributions by such authorities as Leonard J. Arrington on Mormonism, Anne Butler on prisons and prostitutes, John Mack Faragher on the fur trade, California, and television and radio westerns, and Ron Tyler on western prints; articles on 191 artists and writers, 47 gunslingers and outlaws, 58 Indian tribes and 70 Indian leaders, 61 cities and towns, 67 mountain men and explorers, 43 ghost towns, 72 forts and missions, and much more; and extensive cross-references and a full index.

Baker
& Taylor

Contains more than 2,400 entries and more than six hundred illustrations and maps covering such topics as westward expansion, Native American culture, and pioneer women

Publisher: New Haven, Conn. : Yale University Press, c1998
ISBN: 9780300070880
0300070888
Branch Call Number: R 978 LAM
Characteristics: xv, 1324 p. : ill. ; 29 cm
Additional Contributors: Lamar, Howard Roberts

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