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The forgotten founders : rethinking the history of the Old West / Stewart L. Udall ; foreword by David M. Emmons.

By: Udall, Stewart LMaterial type: TextTextPublication details: Washington, D.C. : Covelo, Calif. : Island Press ; Shearwater Books, ©2002. Description: 1 online resource (xxviii, 237 pages) : illustrations, mapsContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 142370780X; 9781423707806; 9781610910705; 1610910702Subject(s): West (U.S.) -- History | West (U.S.) -- Historiography | HISTORY -- State & Local | Historiography | West United States | Geschichtsschreibung | USA -- WeststaatenGenre/Form: Electronic book. | Electronic books. | History. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Forgotten founders.DDC classification: 978 LOC classification: F591 | .U45 2002ebOnline resources: Click here to access online
Contents:
Native peoples : the first forgotten founders -- European settlers : human faces, far-flung places -- Explorers and fur trappers -- The religion factor in western settlement -- The manifest destiny morass -- California gold fever -- Bootstrap capitalism in the Old West -- The Wild West and the wrenching of the American chronicle -- The Wild West and the settlers : contrasting visions.
Action note: digitized 2010 committed to preserveSummary: A critical examination of traditional American West history asserting that families rather than gunslingers were the key players; discusses explorers, fur trappers, clergy, the Gold Rush, and the building of communities.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 209-224) and index.

Native peoples : the first forgotten founders -- European settlers : human faces, far-flung places -- Explorers and fur trappers -- The religion factor in western settlement -- The manifest destiny morass -- California gold fever -- Bootstrap capitalism in the Old West -- The Wild West and the wrenching of the American chronicle -- The Wild West and the settlers : contrasting visions.

A critical examination of traditional American West history asserting that families rather than gunslingers were the key players; discusses explorers, fur trappers, clergy, the Gold Rush, and the building of communities.

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