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Western Americana



link to catalog page HUDSON, The Making of

The Making of "Mammy Pleasant"

A Black Entrepreneur in Nineteenth-Century San Francisco

Author: Lynn M. Hudson
Pub Date: Cloth: 2003; Paper: 2008

Investigating Mary Ellen Pleasant's convoluted legacy   learn more...

link to catalog page NICHOLS, Prostitution, Polygamy, and Power

Prostitution, Polygamy, and Power

Salt Lake City, 1847-1918

Author: Jeffrey Nichols
Pub Date: August 2008

The history of prostitution in early Salt Lake City and its role in the long political and economic struggle between Mormons and gentiles   learn more...

link to catalog page COOK-LYNN, Anti-Indianism in Modern America

Anti-Indianism in Modern America

A Voice from Tatekeya's Earth

Author: Elizabeth Cook-Lynn
Pub Date: 2007

A powerful and controversial Native American voice addresses overlooked injustices both past and present   learn more...

link to catalog page, Faith and the Historian

Faith and the Historian

Catholic Perspectives

Author: Edited by Nick Salvatore
Pub Date: February 2007

Catholicism’s impact on the lives and work of professional historians.   learn more...

link to catalog page WOOD, Karl Bodmer's Studio Art

Karl Bodmer's Studio Art

The Newberry Library Bodmer Collection

Author: W. Raymond Wood, Joseph C. Porter, and David C. Hunt
Pub Date: December 2007

Collected studio work from the premier documentary artist of the American West   learn more...

link to catalog page, Making Space on the Western Frontier

Making Space on the Western Frontier

Mormons, Miners, and Southern Paiutes

Author: W. Paul Reeve
Pub Date: April 2007

Exploring the cultural interactions on the southern rim of the Great Basin in the last half of the nineteenth century   learn more...

link to catalog page COOK-LYNN, New Indians, Old Wars Author: Elizabeth Cook-Lynn
Pub Date: May 2007

Challenging received American history and forging a new path for native American studies   learn more...

link to catalog page BERWANGER, The Rise of the Centennial State

The Rise of the Centennial State

Colorado Territory, 1861-76

Author: Eugene H. Berwanger
Pub Date: April 2007

A vivid description of Colorado’s beginnings   learn more...

link to catalog page SHIPPS, Sojourner in the Promised Land

Sojourner in the Promised Land

Forty Years among the Mormons

Author: Jan Shipps
Pub Date: 2007

An intimate and eloquent history of America’s fastest-growing religion from its leading “outsider” scholar   learn more...

link to catalog page LIPIN, Workers and the Wild

Workers and the Wild

Conservation, Consumerism, and Labor in Oregon, 1910-30

Author: Lawrence M. Lipin
Pub Date: March 2007

Exploring the tight ties between wilderness use and class.   learn more...

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