The American West

The American West

Book - 2003
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In this authoritative and comprehensive resource, you'll find detailed information on a vast array of topics related to the American West, including
  • Adobe architecture
  • Apple Computer
  • Atomic bomb testing
  • Buffalo Soldiers
  • Kit Carson
  • Willa Cather
  • Colt handguns
  • Francisco Coronado
  • Crazy Horse
  • The Donner Party
  • Wyatt Earp
  • Geronimo
  • The Grand Canyon
  • Hollywood
  • Lyndon Johnson
  • Lewis & Clark
  • The Louisiana Purchase
  • Manifest Destiny
  • The Mexican War
  • Microsoft
  • The Missouri Compromise
  • Mountain Men
  • Mustangs
  • Richard Nixon
  • The Oregon Trail
  • The Pony Express
  • Ronald Reagan
  • Teddy Roosevelt
  • The Space Needle
  • Belle Starr
  • Union Pacific Railroad
  • Pancho Villa
  • Western Swing
  • Winchester rifles
  • Wounded Knee
  • Yellowstone National Park
  • Brigham Young

Wiley Desk References are comprehensive, generously illustrated reference works on major historical, cultural, and scientific topics. Their easy-to-use format helps you quickly find just the information you need, while first-person accounts and excerpts from official documents, letters, and other primary sources bring the subject to life. Wiley Desk References give you all the information you need on the subjects that matter most

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Alphabetically arranged entries cover the key events, personalities, culture and traditions, and technology found in the American West.

Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, c2003
ISBN: 9780471401384
Characteristics: xxiv, 542 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm
Additional Contributors: Birzer, Bradley J. 1967-


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