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Historical atlas of the American West : with original maps

Author: Derek Hayes
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents a sweeping history of the American West through more than 600 original full-color maps and extensive explanatory text.
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Genre/Form: History
Maps
Historische atlassen (vorm)
Nonfiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Derek Hayes
ISBN: 9780520256521 0520256522
OCLC Number: 494554476
Description: 288 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), maps (chiefly color) ; 35 cm
Contents: The native west --
A west before the west --
Seven cities of gold --
The northern provinces of New Spain --
Other nations explore the west --
The road to manifest destiny --
The rush west --
Linking the west --
Opening the west --
An unequal fight --
Settling and watering the west --
Science and surveys --
The political evolution of the west --
An urban west --
Selling the west --
Opening the west, yet more --
Want, water, and war --
The postwar west.
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An atlas that presents the history of the American West through more than 600 full-color maps and captions. From the earliest human inhabitants and the first European explorers to the national parks  Read more...

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"Maps that engage both the viewers' intellect and their aesthetic sense... A high quality publication at an amazingly low price... Highly recommended." Library Journal "Historical Atlas of the Read more...

 
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