"It's your misfortune and none of my own" : a history of the American West / by Richard White.
By: White, Richard.Material type: TextPublisher: Norman : University of Oklahoma Press, c1991Edition: 1st ed.Description: xix, 644 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.ISBN: 0806123664; 9780806123660.Subject(s): West (U.S.) -- History | Modern history c 1750 to c 1914 | Social history | History of racial or ethnic groups | United States HistoryDDC classification: 978 LOC classification: F591 | .W69 1991Other classification: 15.85
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Pt. 1. The Origins of the West. 1. The Seeds of the West. 2. Empires and Indians -- Pt. 2. The Federal Government and the Nineteenth-Century West. 3. The Conquest of the West. 4. The Federal Government and the Indians. 5. Exploring the Land. 6. Distributing the Land. 7. Territorial Government -- Pt. 3. Transformation and Development. 8. The Transformation of Western Society: Migration. 9. Transforming the Land. 10. The West and the World Economy. 11. The Economic Structure of the West. 12. New Communities and the Western Social Order. 13. Social Conflict. 14. Western Politics -- Pt. 4. The Bureaucratic Revolution in the West. 15. At the Centers of Power. 16. On the Peripheries of Power -- Pt. 5. Transforming the West. 17. The Depression. 18. War II and Its Aftermath: Reshaping the West -- Pt. 6. The Modern West. 19. Rise of the Metropolitan West. 20. The West and the Nation. 21. The Imagined West.
History of the American West that focuses on its creation rather than the vanishing of the frontier.