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Western Americana



link to catalog page, Black and Mormon Author: Edited by Newell G. Bringhurst and Darron T. Smith
Pub Date: Cloth: 2004; Paper: 2006

Taking stock of Mormon progress on the developing role of blacks   learn more...

link to catalog page ISHIZUKA, Lost and Found

Lost and Found

Reclaiming the Japanese American Incarceration

Author: Karen L. Ishizuka
Pub Date: October 2006

Recovering--and recovering from--a dark chapter in American history   learn more...

link to catalog page CARRIGAN, The Making of a Lynching Culture

The Making of a Lynching Culture

Violence and Vigilantism in Central Texas, 1836-1916

Author: William D. Carrigan
Pub Date: 2006

How a culture of violence legitimized lynching among ordinary people   learn more...

link to catalog page PFEIFER, Rough Justice

Rough Justice

Lynching and American Society, 1874-1947

Author: Michael J. Pfeifer
Pub Date: 2006

The history of lynching’s transformation from collective, popular violence to state-sanctioned, sanitized execution   learn more...

link to catalog page CARLSON, Sovereign Selves

Sovereign Selves

American Indian Autobiography and the Law

Author: David J. Carlson
Pub Date: December 2006

The surprising engagements of American Indian autobiographers with colonial discourses   learn more...

link to catalog page ARCHIBALD, Wartime Shipyard

Wartime Shipyard

A Study in Social Disunity

Author: Katherine Archibald
Pub Date: October 2006

An eye-opening first-hand account of life in a WWII shipyard from a woman's perspective   learn more...

link to catalog page ARRINGTON, Great Basin Kingdom

Great Basin Kingdom

An Economic History of the Latter-day Saints, 1830-1900, New Edition

Author: Leonard J. Arrington
Pub Date: December 2005

An expansive masterpiece from a renowned historian   learn more...

link to catalog page LAGRAND, Indian Metropolis

Indian Metropolis

Native Americans in Chicago, 1945-75

Author: James B. LaGrand
Pub Date: October 2005

The inside story of American Indian life in Chicago   learn more...

link to catalog page, Japanese American Midwives

Japanese American Midwives

Culture, Community, and Health Politics, 1880-1950

Author: Susan L. Smith
Pub Date: October 2005

The separate but unequal politics of health affecting American minority women   learn more...

link to catalog page, Young America

Young America

Land, Labor, and the Republican Community

Author: Mark A. Lause
Pub Date: 2005

How working people's republican "free labor" ethos changed the national agenda at a crucial period in U.S. history   learn more...

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