Conquests and Consequences: The American West from Frontier to Region
August 2009, ©2009, Wiley-Blackwell
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Conquests and Consequences introduces students to the history of the American West by examining key questions about the identity of the region.
- Discusses how diverse societies and empires have shaped and reshaped the American West over the centuries
- Looks at the points at which the West has functioned as a colony, and its transition to functioning as a region
- Examines how the concept of frontier functions in the West
- Illustrated with numerous maps, images, and photographs, in partnership with the Buffalo Bill Historical Center