Continental reckoning

the American West in the age of expansion
Elliott West
Book - 2023

"Elliott West lays out the main events and developments that together describe and explain the emergence of the American West and situates the birth of the West in the broader narrative of American history between 1848 and 1880"--

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Main Author: West, Elliott, 1945- (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [2023]
Series:History of the American West.
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505 0 |a Series editor's introduction / by Richard Etulain -- Prelude: 773,510,680 acres -- The great coincidence -- Division and multiplication -- Letting blood -- The horse and the hammer -- Conquest in stutter-step -- Carnal property -- The fluid West -- Continental reckoning -- Civil War and the "Indian problem" -- Iron bands and tongues of fire -- Connection real and imagined -- Maps -- The "science of man" and the American sublime -- The world's convention -- Crew cultures, cribs and schoolhouses, women on the fringe -- Cattle and the new America -- Wind, fever, and Indians unhorsed -- Breaking the land -- Domination and extinction -- When the West turned inside out -- Legal wrestling, the land convulsed -- The final undoing -- Creating the West. 
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