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Author Pierce, Jason (Jason Eric)
Title Making the white man's West [electronic resource] : whiteness and the creation of the American West / Jason E. Pierce.
Publication Info Boulder : University Press of Colorado, [2016]



Descript xxv, 296 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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 in Our Union" : The Louisiana Territory and the Conundrum of Western Expansion -- A Climate of Failure or One "Unrivaled, Perhaps, in the World?": Fear and Health in the West -- "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, 1848-80 -- "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 -- Enforcing the White Man's West through Violence in Texas, California, and Beyond -- Conclusion: The Limits and Limitations of Whiteness.
Note .
ISBN 9781607323952 (cloth : alkaline paper)
9781607323969 (ebook)
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Author Pierce, Jason (Jason Eric)
Subject West (U.S.) -- Race relations -- History.
West (U.S.) -- History -- 19th century.
West (U.S.) -- History -- 20th century.
Descript xxv, 296 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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 in Our Union" : The Louisiana Territory and the Conundrum of Western Expansion -- A Climate of Failure or One "Unrivaled, Perhaps, in the World?": Fear and Health in the West -- "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, 1848-80 -- "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 -- Enforcing the White Man's West through Violence in Texas, California, and Beyond -- Conclusion: The Limits and Limitations of Whiteness.
Note .
ISBN 9781607323952 (cloth : alkaline paper)
9781607323969 (ebook)
Author Pierce, Jason (Jason Eric)
Subject West (U.S.) -- Race relations -- History.
West (U.S.) -- History -- 19th century.
West (U.S.) -- History -- 20th century.

Subject West (U.S.) -- Race relations -- History.
West (U.S.) -- History -- 19th century.
West (U.S.) -- History -- 20th century.
Descript xxv, 296 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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 in Our Union" : The Louisiana Territory and the Conundrum of Western Expansion -- A Climate of Failure or One "Unrivaled, Perhaps, in the World?": Fear and Health in the West -- "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, 1848-80 -- "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 -- Enforcing the White Man's West through Violence in Texas, California, and Beyond -- Conclusion: The Limits and Limitations of Whiteness.
Note .
ISBN 9781607323952 (cloth : alkaline paper)
9781607323969 (ebook)

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