Author:Malone, Michael P. and Richard W. Etulain

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American West:twentieth Century History

By: Malone, Michael P. and Richard W. Etulain

Price: $8.00

Publisher: University of Nebraska Press, 1989:

Seller ID: BB0250308

ISBN: 0803230931

Condition: vg/vg


The mystique of the Wild West perpetuated by Buffalo Bill, Zane Grey and Louis L'Amour, John Wayne, and the Marlboro Man has hindered the serious study of the real region west of the ninety-eighth meridian. Michael P. Malone and Richard W. Etulain move beyond myth and beyond the influential frontier thesis advanced by Frederick Jackson Turner to write about the American West as it has actually developed in the twentieth century. In vivid detail they describe a region too richly varied and dynamic to be contained by the imagination. Extending into the 1980s, "The American West: A Twentieth-Cent... View more info