Creating the American West

Creating the American West

Boundaries and Borderlands

Book - 2014
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Boundaries--lines imposed on the landscape--shape our lives, dictating everything from which candidates we vote for to what schools our children attend to the communities with which we identify. In "Creating the American West," historian Derek Everett examines the function of these internal lines in American history generally and in the West in particular. Drawing lines to create states in the trans-Mississippi West, he points out, imposed a specific form of political organization that made the West truly American.
Publisher: Norman :, University of Oklahoma Press,, [2014]
ISBN: 9780806144467
0806144467
Branch Call Number: 978 EV
Characteristics: xv, 302 pages ; 24 cm

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