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“A Worth-While Living from the Soil”: The Farmlet in Southern California from the Late Nineteenth Century to World War II

Eileen V Wallis.

in The Western Historical Quarterly

April 2018; p ublished online February 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Canadian History; US History (Immigration and Ethnicity); Western US History; Social and Cultural Anthropology; Management of Land and Natural Resources (Social Science). 11070 words.

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The American West has a long tradition of informal or backyard agricultural production. Such enterprises were urban and suburban instead of rural,...

Abolitionists, Doctors, Ranchers, and Writers: A Family Journey through American History. By Lynne Marie Getz

Jairo E Marshall.

in The Western Historical Quarterly

October 2018; p ublished online July 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Canadian History; US History (Immigration and Ethnicity); Western US History; Social and Cultural Anthropology; Management of Land and Natural Resources (Social Science). 458 words.

America in 1492

Cameron B. Wesson.

in The Oxford Handbook of American Indian History

May 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .

Article. Subjects: United States History; History of the Americas. 9964 words.

This chapter examines the nature of Native American societies immediately prior to the advent of sustained contacts with Europeans in the late fifteenth century. Touching on the broad...

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America’s Best Female Sharpshooter: The Rise and Fall of Lillian Frances Smith. The William F. Cody Series on the History and Culture of the American West. By Julia Bricklin. Foreword by Jeremy Johnston

Wendy L. Rouse.

in The Western Historical Quarterly

April 2018; p ublished online January 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Canadian History; US History (Immigration and Ethnicity); Western US History; Social and Cultural Anthropology; Management of Land and Natural Resources (Social Science). 407 words.

America’s West: A History, 1890–1950. Cambridge Essential Histories. By David M. Wrobel

Laura J Arata.

in The Western Historical Quarterly

October 2018; p ublished online May 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Canadian History; US History (Immigration and Ethnicity); Western US History; Social and Cultural Anthropology; Management of Land and Natural Resources (Social Science). 714 words.

Américo Paredes

Ilan Stavans and Derek Xavier García.

in Latino Studies

P ublished online January 2015 .

Article. Subjects: History of the Americas; US Cultural History. 8596 words.

Américo Paredes (b. 1915–d. 1999) was considered to be one of the foremost Mexican-American scholars of the 20th century. Having influenced an entire generation of Chicano scholars—such as...

Archives of Dispossession: Recovering the Testimonies of Mexican American Herederas, 1848–1960. Gender and American Culture. By Karen R. Roybal

Jean A Stuntz.

in The Western Historical Quarterly

July 2018; p ublished online May 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Canadian History; US History (Immigration and Ethnicity); Western US History; Social and Cultural Anthropology; Management of Land and Natural Resources (Social Science). 416 words.

The Arrogance of the East: How Westerners Created a Region

Flannery Burke.

in The Western Historical Quarterly

October 2018; p ublished online August 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Canadian History; US History (Immigration and Ethnicity); Western US History; Social and Cultural Anthropology; Management of Land and Natural Resources (Social Science). 11610 words.

Abstract

This article tells the story of the Harvard Commission on Western History (1912–1920) and its principal collector, Thomas P. Martin, a graduate...

The Artist and His Model: The Crossing Paths of Maynard Dixon and George Whitewing

Barbara Winther.

in The Western Historical Quarterly

July 2018; p ublished online May 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Canadian History; US History (Immigration and Ethnicity); Western US History; Social and Cultural Anthropology; Management of Land and Natural Resources (Social Science). 2505 words.

Aztlán

Overview page. Subjects: United States History — History of the Americas.

Aztlán stands in Nahuatl mythology as the original homeland from which the Mexica people migrated to the Valley of Mexico. The word Aztlán has been alternately translated as meaning “the ...

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