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The "settling" of the American West has been perceived throughout the world as a series of quaint, violent, and romantic adventures. But in fact, Patricia Nelson Limerick argues, the West has a history grounded primarily in economic reality?n hardheaded questions of profit, loss, competition, and consolidation. Here she interprets the stories and the characters in a new way: the trappers, traders, Indians, farmers, oilmen, cowboys, and sheriffs of the Old West "meant business" in more ways than one, and their descendents mean business today.
Table of Contents
|Introduction Closing the Frontier and Opening Western History||p. 17|
|The Conquerors||p. 33|
|Empire of Innocence||p. 35|
|Property Values||p. 55|
|Denial and Dependence||p. 78|
|Uncertain Enterprises||p. 97|
|The Meeting Ground Of Past and Present||p. 134|
|The Conquerors Meet Their Match||p. 177|
|The Persistence of Natives||p. 179|
|America the Borderland||p. 222|
|Racialism on the Run||p. 259|
|Mankind the Manager||p. 293|
|The Burdens of Western American History||p. 322|
|Further Reading||p. 369|
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