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The new encyclopedia of the American West

The new encyclopedia of the American West

Author: Howard Roberts Lamar
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Embraces not only major events in the history of the trans-Mississippi West but the frontier or 'western' stage of all 50 American states."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
Reference sources
Reference works
Ouvrages de référence
Dictionnaires anglais
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Howard Roberts Lamar
ISBN: 0300070888 9780300070880
OCLC Number: 38580099
Notes: Revised edition of: The Reader's encyclopedia of the American West. 1st ed. c1977.
Awards: National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum Western Heritage Award for nonfiction, 1999.
Description: xv, 1324 pages : illustrations, maps ; 29 cm
Contents: Contains histories of places and events; biographies of notable persons in American western history; descriptions of American western geography and places; a chronology or timeline of the American west; a complete list of contributors; and illustrations credits.
Other Titles: Reader's encyclopedia of the American West.
Responsibility: edited by Howard R. Lamar.


This encyclopedia is a source of information on the many American Wests - real and imaginary, old and new, stretching from coast to coast and throughout the country's history and culture. It consists  Read more...


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