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Western Americana



link to catalog page LONG, The Saints and the Union

The Saints and the Union

Utah Territory during the Civil War

Author: E. B. Long
Pub Date: September 2001

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link to catalog page QUINN, Same-Sex Dynamics among Nineteenth-Century Americans Author: D. Michael Quinn
Pub Date: July 2001

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link to catalog page ATKINS, We Grew Up Together

We Grew Up Together

Brothers and Sisters in Nineteenth-Century America

Author: Annette Atkins
Pub Date: December 2001

The first book on 19th century siblings--as informative for today’s families as it is accurate about those in the 19th century, Atkins shows how brothers and sisters provide vital familial links with each other that last. This book also tells good stories, and engages the reader in the lives of real people in the past.   learn more...

link to catalog page YOUNG, Cahokia, the Great Native American Metropolis Author: Biloine Whiting Young and Melvin L. Fowler
Pub Date: 2000

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link to catalog page STANLEY, Cowboy Poets and Cowboy Poetry Author: Edited by David Stanley and Elaine Thatcher
Pub Date: December 2000

This is the first sustained and serious look at the traditions, history, and contribution that cowboy poets and cowboy poetry have made to American life and culture.   learn more...

link to catalog page LECOMPTE, Cowgirls of the Rodeo

Cowgirls of the Rodeo

Pioneer Professional Athletes

Author: Mary Lou LeCompte
Pub Date: November 2000

Using biographies to describe women’s transformation from serious rodeo athletes to beauty queens and their successful struggle to regain their place--and respect--as the competitive athletes they are today   learn more...

link to catalog page FOLEY, The First Chouteaus

The First Chouteaus

River Barons of Early St. Louis

Author: William E. Foley and C. David Rice
Pub Date: August 2000

The true story of a fascinating pair of entrepenuerial brothers who built a huge trade empire along the Mississippi River   learn more...

link to catalog page EKBERG, French Roots in the Illinois Country

French Roots in the Illinois Country

The Mississippi Frontier in Colonial Times

Author: Carl J. Ekberg
Pub Date: 2000

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link to catalog page BUTLER, Gendered Justice in the American West

Gendered Justice in the American West

Women Prisoners in Men's Penitentiaries

Author: Anne M. Butler
Pub Date: December 2000

This is the first book to deal in depth with the ugly realities that made life in prison even more difficult for women in the American West, revealing neglected and forgotten lives and for the first time adding their voices and experiences to the saga of the American West.   learn more...

link to catalog page ALLEN, Studies in Mormon History, 1830-1997

Studies in Mormon History, 1830-1997

An Indexed Bibliography

Author: James B. Allen, Ronald W. Walker, and David J. Whittaker
Pub Date: February 2000

An indispensable reference work and guide to research and scholarship in Mormon History as well as in the history of the American West.   learn more...

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