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Hippocrene U.S.A. guide to exploring the American West

Gerald L. Gutek

Hippocrene U.S.A. guide to exploring the American West

a guide to outdoor museums

by Gerald L. Gutek

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Published by Hippocrene Books in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • West (U.S.)
    • Subjects:
    • Historical museums -- West (U.S.) -- Guidebooks.,
    • Historic sites -- West (U.S.) -- Guidebooks.,
    • Villages -- West (U.S.) -- Guidebooks.,
    • West (U.S.) -- Guidebooks.

    • Edition Notes

      Spine title: Exploring the American West.

      Other titlesMuseum villages., Exploring the American West.
      StatementGerald L. Gutek and Patricia A. Gutek.
      ContributionsGutek, Patricia, 1941-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF595.3 .G88 1989
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 213 p., [16] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages213
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2196001M
      ISBN 100870527932
      LC Control Number89015582

        The History of the American West Gets a Much-Needed Rewrite Artists, historians and filmmakers alike have been guilty of creating a mythologized version of the U.S. expansion to the west. The most famous period in the American West is the thirty years from to , after the American Civil War. This time in history was often lawless and brutal. This time in history was often.

      Get this from a library! Exploring the American West, [United States. National Park Service. Division of Publications.;]. George Blagowidow founded the company in , initially as a distribution firm called Optimum Book Marketing. In the following year the publishing side of the business came into being as Hippocrene Books. The name Hippocrene comes from Greek mythology and refers to the sacred fountain of the Muses that was the source of their inspiration.

        Stegner, for one, “singlehandedly corrected many of the facile myths about the American West,” as environmentalist David Gessner says, in his absorbing new book. Many of the waiting treasures were hidden by outlaws after robbing a stagecoach or a train. When pursued by the posse, they often buried the loot, only to be captured before they could retrieve it.


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