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Global West, American Frontier - a book by Wrobel, David M.

Global West, American Frontier

Travel, Empire, and Exceptionalism from Manifest Destiny to the Great Depression

Global West, American Frontier( )
Author: Wrobel, David M.
Series title:Calvin P. Horn Lectures in Western History and Culture Ser.
ISBN:978-0-8263-5370-2
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:University of New Mexico Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $39.95
Book Description:

This thoughtful examination of a century of travel writing about the American West overturns a variety of popular and academic stereotypes. Looking at both European and American travelers' accounts of the West, from de Tocqueville's Democracy in America to William Least Heat-Moon's Blue Highways, David Wrobel offers a counter narrative to the nation's romantic entanglement with its western past and suggests the importance of some long-overlooked authors, lively and perceptive...
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