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The myth of the West

America as the last empire

by J. W. Schulte Nordholt

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Published by William B. Eerdmans Pub. Co. in Grand Rapids, Mich .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States -- History -- Philosophy.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementJan Willem Schulte Nordholt ; translated by Herbert H. Rowen.
      ContributionsRowen, Herbert Harvey.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE175.9 .S3613 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 227 p. ;
      Number of Pages227
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL780918M
      ISBN 10080283793X
      LC Control Number95012805

        Mailing Address CounterPunch PO Box Petrolia, CA Telephone 1() Richard Slotkin (born ) is a cultural critic and historian. He is the Olin Professor of English and American Studies at Wesleyan University in Middletown, CT, and in is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Slotkin writes novels alongside his historical research, and uses the process of writing the novels to clarify and refine his historical work.

      The concluding volume of Richard Slotkin's highly acclaimed trilogy draws on a wide range of sources to examine the pervasive influence of Wild West myths on American culture and politics. Preview this book»5/5(2).   The NOOK Book (eBook) of the China, the West and the Myth of New Public Management: Neoliberalism and its Discontents by Paolo Urio at Barnes & Noble. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your : Paolo Urio.

      But as early as the mids, the American West was also a mythical place of wide-open plains, cowboys riding the range, and heroic battles pitting brave settlers against savage Native Americans. The American West: History, Myth, and Legacy by Patrick Allitt of Emory University is a thoroughly competent survey and thematic overview of the West. Though implied to be about the "Wild West," in Allitt's course that is a moving target - starting from just a hundred miles from the Eastern Shore/5(19).


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