The Story of the West by Kay Donovan

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This blend of social, cultural, political, and economic history tells the complete story of the American West -- from prehistoric mammoth hunters to present-day Silicon Valley entrepreneurs. Written in an clear, engaging style by prominent historians in conjunction with the Smithsonian Institution, The Story of the West brings to life the historical figures behind the myths with photos, objects, paintings, and drawings from the Smithsonian's collection. Contributors include: James P. Ronda, John Logan Allen, Glenda Riley, and W. Raymond Wood.

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Robert M. Utley, former Chief Historian & Assistant Director of the National Park Service, is the author of many books & articles on the West, "Cavalier in Buckskin", also published by the University of Oklahoma Press, won the 1989 Western Heritage Wrangler Award for Outstanding Nonfiction Book & was a Book-of-the-Month Club & History Book Club selection. Since his retirement from the federal government, he has devoted himself full time to historical research & writing.
Published October 6, 2003 by DK ADULT. 320 pages
Genres: History. Non-fiction

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