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Author Pierce, Jason (Jason Eric)
Title Making the White Man's West : Whiteness and the Creation of the American West / Jason E. Pierce.
Publisher Niwot, Colo : University Press of Colorado, 2016.
Distributor London : Knowledge Unlatched, 2016.
Copyright date ©2016



Descript 1 online resource (312 pages) : illustrations, figures, tables.
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Contents Introduction: Whiteness and the Making of the American West -- Part I. From Dumping Ground to Refuge : Imagining the White Man's West, 1803-1924 -- "For Its Incorporation into Our Union" : The Louisiana Territory and the Conundrum of Western Expansion -- A Climate of Failure or One "Unrivaled, Perhaps, in the World?" -- "The Ablest and Most Valuable Fly Rapidly Westward" : Climate, Racial Vigor and the Advancement of the West, 1860-1900 -- Indians not Immigrants : Charles Fletcher Lummis, Frank Bird Linderman and the Complexities of Race and Ethnicity in America -- Part II. Creating and Defending the White Man's West -- The Politics of Whiteness and Western Expansion -- "Our Climate and Soil is Completely Adapted to their Customs" : Whiteness, Railroad Promotion and the Settlement of the Great Plains -- Unwelcome Saints : Whiteness, Mormons, and the Limits of Success -- Violence in Defense of the White Man's West -- Conclusion: The Limits and Limitations of Whiteness.
ISBN 9781607323969 (e-ISBN)
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Author Pierce, Jason (Jason Eric)
Subject Whites -- West (U.S.) -- History.
Whites -- Race identity -- West (U.S.) -- History.
British Americans -- West (U.S.) -- History.
Racism -- West (U.S.) -- History.
Cultural pluralism -- West (U.S.) -- History.
Frontier and pioneer life -- West (U.S.)
West (U.S.) -- Race relations -- History.
West (U.S.) -- History -- 19th century.
West (U.S.) -- History -- 20th century.
Descript 1 online resource (312 pages) : illustrations, figures, tables.
Content text
Media computer
Carrier online resource
Contents Introduction: Whiteness and the Making of the American West -- Part I. From Dumping Ground to Refuge : Imagining the White Man's West, 1803-1924 -- "For Its Incorporation into Our Union" : The Louisiana Territory and the Conundrum of Western Expansion -- A Climate of Failure or One "Unrivaled, Perhaps, in the World?" -- "The Ablest and Most Valuable Fly Rapidly Westward" : Climate, Racial Vigor and the Advancement of the West, 1860-1900 -- Indians not Immigrants : Charles Fletcher Lummis, Frank Bird Linderman and the Complexities of Race and Ethnicity in America -- Part II. Creating and Defending the White Man's West -- The Politics of Whiteness and Western Expansion -- "Our Climate and Soil is Completely Adapted to their Customs" : Whiteness, Railroad Promotion and the Settlement of the Great Plains -- Unwelcome Saints : Whiteness, Mormons, and the Limits of Success -- Violence in Defense of the White Man's West -- Conclusion: The Limits and Limitations of Whiteness.
ISBN 9781607323969 (e-ISBN)
Author Pierce, Jason (Jason Eric)
Subject Whites -- West (U.S.) -- History.
Whites -- Race identity -- West (U.S.) -- History.
British Americans -- West (U.S.) -- History.
Racism -- West (U.S.) -- History.
Cultural pluralism -- West (U.S.) -- History.
Frontier and pioneer life -- West (U.S.)
West (U.S.) -- Race relations -- History.
West (U.S.) -- History -- 19th century.
West (U.S.) -- History -- 20th century.

Subject Whites -- West (U.S.) -- History.
Whites -- Race identity -- West (U.S.) -- History.
British Americans -- West (U.S.) -- History.
Racism -- West (U.S.) -- History.
Cultural pluralism -- West (U.S.) -- History.
Frontier and pioneer life -- West (U.S.)
West (U.S.) -- Race relations -- History.
West (U.S.) -- History -- 19th century.
West (U.S.) -- History -- 20th century.
Descript 1 online resource (312 pages) : illustrations, figures, tables.
Content text
Media computer
Carrier online resource
Contents Introduction: Whiteness and the Making of the American West -- Part I. From Dumping Ground to Refuge : Imagining the White Man's West, 1803-1924 -- "For Its Incorporation into Our Union" : The Louisiana Territory and the Conundrum of Western Expansion -- A Climate of Failure or One "Unrivaled, Perhaps, in the World?" -- "The Ablest and Most Valuable Fly Rapidly Westward" : Climate, Racial Vigor and the Advancement of the West, 1860-1900 -- Indians not Immigrants : Charles Fletcher Lummis, Frank Bird Linderman and the Complexities of Race and Ethnicity in America -- Part II. Creating and Defending the White Man's West -- The Politics of Whiteness and Western Expansion -- "Our Climate and Soil is Completely Adapted to their Customs" : Whiteness, Railroad Promotion and the Settlement of the Great Plains -- Unwelcome Saints : Whiteness, Mormons, and the Limits of Success -- Violence in Defense of the White Man's West -- Conclusion: The Limits and Limitations of Whiteness.
ISBN 9781607323969 (e-ISBN)

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