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ISBN:087417662X
Author: Gary J. Hausladen
ISBN13: 978-0874176629
Title: Western Places, American Myths: How We Think About The West (Wilbur S. Shepperson Series in History and Humanities)
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Language: English
Category: Americas
Publisher: University of Nevada Press (January 18, 2006)
Pages: 360

Western Places, American Myths: How We Think About The West (Wilbur S. Shepperson Series in History and Humanities) by Gary J. Hausladen



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Western Places, American Myths is among the best of the genre. says to the reader of this fine anthology is that western places themselves are mythical and that these mythical places help us establish our national identity. This book then, is about more than just the American West, it is about America.

Wilbur S. Shepperson series in history and humanities. Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index. Geographic Name: West (. Historical geography. Description and travel. Personal Name: Hausladen, Gary, 1946-. Uniform Title: Wilbur S. Shepperson series in history and humanities (Unnumbered). Rubrics: Frontier and pioneer life West (US) Ethnology Regionalism.

Not just a real geographical region, the West is a mythic concept that repeatedly transcends simple cal description. For Americans, the West is part of our psyche, an essential part of who we are as a people.

Western Places, American Myths book. Western Places, American Myths: How We Think About The West. This book argues that the West still contains 'mythic places that help us come to grips with our national identity and who we are as a people.

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Examines the West as both an actual region and as an enduring element of American culture, demonstrating how it is the result of a constant reinvention and redefining of place. This book argues that the West still contains 'mythic places that help us come to grips with our national identity and who we are as a people.'