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You are currently browsing 1–6 of 6 new and published books in the subject of American Western History — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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  1. Laura Ingalls Wilder

    American Writer on the Prairie

    By Sallie Ketcham

    Series: Routledge Historical Americans

    Laura Ingalls Wilder wrote stories that have defined the American frontier for generations of readers. As both author and character in her own books, she became one of the most famous figures in American children’s literature. Her famous Little House on the Prairie series, based on her childhood in...

    Published September 15th 2014 by Routledge

  2. War and Independence In Spanish America

    By Anthony McFarlane

    During the period from 1808 to 1826, the Spanish empire was convulsed by wars throughout its dominions in Iberia and the Americas. The conflicts began in Spain, where Napoleon’s invasion triggered a war of national resistance. The collapse of the Spanish monarchy provoked challenges to the colonial...

    Published October 13th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Unspeakable Awfulness

    America Through the Eyes of European Travelers, 1865-1900

    By Kenneth D. Rose

    The late nineteenth century was a golden age for European travel in the United States. For prosperous Europeans, a journey to America was a fresh alternative to the more familiar ‘Grand Tour’ of their own continent, promising encounters with a vast, wild landscape, and with people whose culture was...

    Published July 21st 2013 by Routledge

  4. North American Borderlands

    Edited by Brian DeLay

    Series: Rewriting Histories

    Since the early colonial period, historians have been fascinated with North America’s borderlands – places where people interacted across multiple, independent political and legal systems. Today the scholarship on these regions is more robust and innovative than ever before. North American...

    Published December 6th 2012 by Routledge

  5. The Battle of the Greasy Grass/Little Bighorn

    Custer's Last Stand in Memory, History, and Popular Culture

    By Debra Buchholtz

    Series: Critical Moments in American History

    In June of 1876, the U.S. government’s plan to pressure the Lakota and Cheyenne people onto reservations came to a dramatic and violent end with a battle that would become enshrined in American memory. In the eyes of many Americans at the time, the Battle of Little Bighorn represented a symbolic...

    Published July 19th 2012 by Routledge

  6. The World of the American West

    Edited by Gordon Morris Bakken

    Series: Routledge Worlds

    The World of the American West is an innovative collection of original essays that brings the world of the American West to life, and conveys the distinctiveness of this diverse, constantly changing region. Twenty scholars incorporate the freshest research in the field to take the history of the...

    Published September 27th 2010 by Routledge

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Brigham Young: Sovereign in America
    By David Vaughn Mason
    To Be Published November 26th 2014

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