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THE AMERICAN WEST chronicles one of the most dynamic regions in the United States, focusing on the people who developed it in the half century after 1945. The book treats both the many accomplishments and the major problems that developed during that 50 years of growth.

Description:

"Selected readings : the helpful hundred books": p. 162-168.

Table of Contents

Part I. The Post-War West, 1945-1960. 1. The Affluent Era: Broadening the Economic Base. 2. Rise of the Urban West. 3. Cold War in the West. 4. Politics and the Western Environment. Part II. The Civil Rights Era, 1960-1980. 5. African-Americans and Hispanics. 6. Native Americans. 7. New Images of the West: Books, Films, and Television. Part III. The Global West, 1980-2000. 8. Computers in the West: A New Frontier. 9. The West as Americas and the Worlds Tourist Haven. 10. Expansion of the Multicultural Society: Asians in the West. 11. Political Issues and a Shrinking Natural Environment. 12. Afterward: Then and Now; 1945 and 2000 Selected Readings.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780155074200
Author:
Nash, Gerald D
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Author:
Nash, Gerald (Gerald Nash)
Author:
Nash, Gerald D.
Author:
Nash, Gerald
Author:
7
Location:
Fort Worth
Subject:
History
Subject:
West (u.s.)
Subject:
West
Subject:
United States - State & Local - General
Subject:
General History
Subject:
United States - State & Local
Subject:
West (U.S.) History 1945-
Subject:
Americana-General
Subject:
Teaching Methods & Materials - General
Copyright:
Series:
Essential Guide Series
Series Volume:
BK-278
Publication Date:
September 2000
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
200
Dimensions:
43 in.

Related Subjects

Education » Classroom Resources
History and Social Science » Americana » General
History and Social Science » Americana » Western States
History and Social Science » US History » 20th Century » General

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