Into the West: the story of its people

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A.A. Knopf,
Pub. Date:
1999.
Language:
English
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Acclaimed historian Walter Nugent brings us what is perhaps the most comprehensive and fascinating account to date of the peopling of the American West. In this epic social-demographic history, Nugent explores the populations of the West as they grow, change and intersect from the Paleo-Indians, the Spanish Conquistadors, to displaced Okies, wartime African American immigrants, and all the disparate groups that have made California the most ethnically diverse state in the union. Their tale, in all its complexity, is a tale that surprises, that subverts traditional stereotypes and that illuminates the multifaceted character of one of the world’s most unique and dynamic territories.
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9780679454793
9780679777496
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subject_facet West (U.S.) -- Ethnic relations, West (U.S.) -- History, West (U.S.) -- Population, West (U.S.) -- Race relations
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