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Moving stories : migration and the American West, 1850-2000 /

edited by Scott E. Casper and Lucinda M. Long.

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Names: Casper, Scott E. | Long, Lucinda M.
Published: Reno : Nevada Humanities Committee : ©2001.
Series: Halcyon ; v. 23.
Topics: Pioneers - West (U.S.) - History. | Immigrants - West (U.S.) - History. | Frontier and pioneer life - West (U.S.) | Pioneers - West (U.S.) - Biography. | Immigrants - West (U.S.) - Biography. | Migration, Internal - United States - History.
Regions: West (U.S.) - Emigration and immigration - History. | West (U.S.) - Biography. | United States. | West United States.
Genres: Biographies. | History.
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Introduction / Scott E. Casper -- "Some Is Writing Some Reading": Emigrants on the Overland Trail / Theresa Strouth Gaul -- The Frontier Within and Without: Gender and the Memoirs of Rural German-Speaking Immigrants / Linda Schelbitzki Pickle -- Sarah Winnemucca: Multiple Places, Multiple Selves / Gioia Woods -- Stephen Crane and "Some Others": Economics, Race, and the Vision of a Failed Frontier / Matthew Evertson -- A New Opportunity for the "Man with the Hoe": Rural Reform and the Marketing of Montana, 1909-1916 / Douglas M. Edwards -- Migration, Masculinity, and Racial Identity in Taylor Gordon's Born to Be / Michael K. Johnson -- At the Crossroads of Whiteness: Anti-Migrant Activism, Eugenics, and Popular Culture in Depression-Era California / Peter La Chapelle -- Rethinking Black Migration: A Perspective from the West / Josh Sides -- Into the Prefab West: Federal Settlements and Western Migration During World War II / Heather Fryer -- Spanish-Speaking Mormons in Utah / Jessie L. Embry -- Better Living Through Westward Migration: Don DeLillo's Inversion of the American West as "Virgin Land" in Underworld / Marni Gauthier.
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