Twelve scholars from different disciplines consider popular perceptions about the American West in order to interpret the region's geography as well as its enduring element as a part of American culture. Reprint.First, we can see how the larger discipline of historical geography has been shaped by research in the American West. ... the essay outlines six themes within modern historical geography that provide valuable ways to comprehend the region.
|Title||:||Western Places, American Myths|
|Author||:||Gary J. Hausladen|
|Publisher||:||University of Nevada Press - 2006-01|