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The Resource Something in the soil : legacies and reckonings in the New West, Patricia Nelson Limerick

Something in the soil : legacies and reckonings in the New West, Patricia Nelson Limerick

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Something in the soil : legacies and reckonings in the New West
Title
Something in the soil
Title remainder
legacies and reckonings in the New West
Statement of responsibility
Patricia Nelson Limerick
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
TUK
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1951-
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Limerick, Patricia Nelson
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • West (U.S.)
  • West (U.S.)
Label
Something in the soil : legacies and reckonings in the New West, Patricia Nelson Limerick
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"First published as a Norton paperback 2001"--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Haunted America -- The adventures of the frontier in the twentieth century -- The case of the premature departure: the trans-Mississippi West and American history textbooks -- Historical lessons on Anza Day -- John Sutter: prototype for failure -- Turnerians all: the dream of a helpful history in an intelligible world -- Mission to the environmentalists -- Disorientation and reorientation: the American landscape discovered from the West -- The Gold Rush and the shaping of the American West -- Peace initiative: using the Mormons to rethink culture and ethnicity in American history -- Will the real Californian please stand up? -- The shadows of Heaven itself: the demanding dreams of the American West -- Believing in the American West -- A how-to guide for the academic going public -- Dancing with professors: the trouble with academic prose -- Limerick's rules of verbal etiquette
Control code
ocm51113522
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
384 p.
Isbn
9780393321029
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
System control number
(Sirsi) o51113522
Label
Something in the soil : legacies and reckonings in the New West, Patricia Nelson Limerick
Publication
Note
"First published as a Norton paperback 2001"--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Haunted America -- The adventures of the frontier in the twentieth century -- The case of the premature departure: the trans-Mississippi West and American history textbooks -- Historical lessons on Anza Day -- John Sutter: prototype for failure -- Turnerians all: the dream of a helpful history in an intelligible world -- Mission to the environmentalists -- Disorientation and reorientation: the American landscape discovered from the West -- The Gold Rush and the shaping of the American West -- Peace initiative: using the Mormons to rethink culture and ethnicity in American history -- Will the real Californian please stand up? -- The shadows of Heaven itself: the demanding dreams of the American West -- Believing in the American West -- A how-to guide for the academic going public -- Dancing with professors: the trouble with academic prose -- Limerick's rules of verbal etiquette
Control code
ocm51113522
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
384 p.
Isbn
9780393321029
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
System control number
(Sirsi) o51113522

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