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Western Places, American Myths

How We Think About the West (Wilbur S. Shepperson Series in History and Humanities)

by Gary J. Hausladen

  • 177 Want to read
  • 10 Currently reading

Published by University of Nevada Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history,
  • Historical geography,
  • History: American,
  • History,
  • History - U.S.,
  • Western & Pacific Coast states,
  • United States - State & Local - West,
  • Human Geography

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages343
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8381764M
    ISBN 10087417662X
    ISBN 109780874176629
    OCLC/WorldCa149653928

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North Charles Street Baltimore, Maryland, USA +1 () [email protected] © Project MUSE. Produced by Johns Hopkins University Cited by: 9. : Western Places, American Myths: How We Think About The West (Wilbur S. Shepperson Series in History And Humanities) (): Hausladen, Gary J.: Books4/5(2).

Within the book’s title, Western Places, American Myths,are three apparent dichotomies that actually distill the essence of many a Western study. The first is the West as a separate, exceptional region as opposed to the West as an inherent part of a national culture.

A second juxtaposes the historical, or “real,” West against the mythic Cited by: 9. Buy a cheap copy of Western Places, American Myths book by Robert E. Ficken. Free shipping over $   The essays in Western Places, American Myths are the work of a dozen scholars from several disciplines, all examining the West as both an actual region and as an enduring element of American culture, demonstrating how today's West is the result of a long and continuous process, a constant reinvention and redefining of place.

Their essays Author: Gary Hausladen. Western Places, American Myths: How We Think About the West (Wilbur S. Shepperson Series in History and Humanities) In educational contexts, assessments may be designed to target students, The mathematics education research community has engaged in more fundamental issues related to assessment in mathematics education.

operationalisation of theoretical constructs defined in. Legends, Lies & Cherished Myths of American History serves as a window into the truth about the history of our nation. This book shatters the backbone of the beliefs we, as a nation, were brought up on.

It puts to rest the misconceptions and false information we have all thought to be by: 9. Western places, American myths. Reno: University of Nevada Press, © (OCoLC) Online version: Western places, American myths.

Reno: University of Nevada Press, © (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource. In many of these old legends, told around the campfire or a roaring hearth, can be heard the approach of galloping horses, the whispers of phantoms in ghost towns, the far-off sounds of pistols blazing, and the sighing moans of the winds drifting through the ancient trees of hunting, mining, and cowboy camps.

American Mysteries. Page 27 - The myth is that of the national hero, their mythical civilizer and teacher of the tribe, who, at the same time, was often identified with the supreme deity and the creator of the world. It is the fundamental myth of a very large number of American tribes, and on its recognition and interpretation depends the correct understanding of most of their mythology and religious life.

WESTERN PLACES, AMERICAN MYTHS: How We Think About the West Edited by Gary J. Hausladen. (Reno: University of Nevada Press, pp. $) Reviewed by Flannery Burke. Perhaps the most alluring element of Western Places, American Myths is a photographic essay by Peter Goin. Goin meditates on what it means to belong to the West, and to his.

Western Places, American Myths Gary J. Hausladen, editor Reno: University of Nevada Press Reviewed by Jam es C r a i n e San Diego State University G a r y H a u s la d e n, professor of geography at University of Nevada, Reno, has brought together a wide-ranging and very diverse set of readings devoted to the geographies, both mythic and real, that are located within the spaces of the.

America, gambling, and Mormonism, for example. The book includes an introduction by Hausladen and a number of illustrations and tables.

It is a useful reference for scholars of the West, and teachers may wish to consider some selections as background material in their courses. What the essays in Western Places, American Myths do best is provide. Myths, legends, and fairy tales can carry great wisdom and provide a basis for great literature, or they can be insignificant or even pointless.

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Robert E. Ficken Is a well-known author, some of his books are a fascination for readers like in the Western Places, American Myths book, this is one of the most wanted Robert E. Ficken author readers around the world/5(). Abstract. Western Places, American Myths is a collection of twelve essays covering a broad range of topics dealing with the myths, images, and perceptions associated with the American West and the region's historical geographyincluding ranches, national parks, Native American lands, the Spanish and Mexican Southwest, women in the West, Utah's Latter Day Saints, ghost towns, gambling, and the Cited by: 1.

(shelved 1 time as history-american-west) avg rating — ratings — published Want to Read saving. Native American folklore. Native American cultures are rich in myths and legends that explain natural phenomena and the relationship between humans and the spirit world.

According to Barre Toelken, feathers, beadwork, dance steps and music, the events in a story, the shape of a dwelling, or items of traditional food can be viewed as icons of cultural meaning.

The frontier myth or myth of the West is one of the influential myths in American culture. The frontier is the concept of a place that exists at the edge of a civilization, particularly during a period of expansion. The American frontier occurred throughout the seventeenth to twentieth centuries as Euro-Americans colonized and expanded across North America.

The American Myths of Westward Expansion That Just Won’t Die Manaseh Cutler, a protagonist of David McCullough’s new book, The Pioneers, is a glowing example of the virtuous pioneer that I might have cited back in my indoctrinated youth. Cutler was a pastor from Connecticut who presided over a small community church in Ipswich.Native American Books.

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See our .Western is a genre of fiction which tells stories set primarily in the latter half of the 19th century in the American Old West, often centering on the life of a nomadic cowboy or gunfighter armed with a revolver and a rifle who rides a horse.

Cowboys and gunslingers typically wear Stetson hats, neckerchief bandannas, vests, spurs, cowboy boots, and buckskins (alternatively dusters).