Colony and empire : the capitalist transformation of the American West / William G. Robbins.
By: Robbins, William G.Material type: TextSeries: Development of western resources: Publisher: Lawrence, Kan. : University Press of Kansas, c1994Description: xvi, 255 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0700606459 (alk. paper); 9780700606450 (alk. paper); 0700607501 (pbk.); 9780700607501 (pbk.).Subject(s): Capitalism -- West (U.S.) -- History | West (U.S.) -- Economic conditions | Mexican-American Border Region -- Economic conditions | Canada, Western -- Economic conditions | United States -- Economic conditions -- Regional disparities | Canada, Western Economic conditions | Capitalism West (U.S.) History | Mexican-American Border Region Economic conditions | United States Economic conditions Regional disparities | West (U.S.) Economic conditionsAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Colony and empire.DDC classification: 330.1220973 | 330.97809 Other classification: 15.85 | 15.09 | 7,26
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Includes bibliographical (p. 199-243) and index.
Pt. 1. Western myth, western reality. Ideology and the way west -- The U.S.-Mexico borderlands: tradition versus modernization -- The American and Canadian Wests: two nations, two cultures -- Pt. 2. Forces of transformation. In pursuit of private gain: the West as investment arena -- The industrial west: the paradox of the machine in the garden -- From capitalist patriarchy to corporate monopoly: the life and times of Samuel T. Hauser -- An "Equilibrium of chaos": external control and the northern West -- Pt. 3. Forces of integration. The South and the West: a comparative view -- Of country and city: the metropolis and hinterland in the modern West.