The American West Since 1945

The American West Since 1945

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THE AMERICAN WEST chronicles one of the most dynamic regions in the United States, focusing on the people who developed it in the half century after 1945. The book treats both the many accomplishments and the major problems that developed during that 50 years of growth.
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  • Paperback | 200 pages
  • 137.2 x 205.7 x 7.6mm | 249.48g
  • Wadsworth Publishing Co Inc
  • Belmont, CA, United States
  • English
  • 0155074202
  • 9780155074200

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Part I. The Post-War West, 1945-1960. 1. The Affluent Era: Broadening the Economic Base. 2. Rise of the Urban West. 3. Cold War in the West. 4. Politics and the Western Environment. Part II. The Civil Rights Era, 1960-1980. 5. African-Americans and Hispanics. 6. Native Americans. 7. New Images of the West: Books, Films, and Television. Part III. The Global West, 1980-2000. 8. Computers in the West: A New Frontier. 9. The West as America's and the World's Tourist Haven. 10. Expansion of the Multicultural Society: Asians in the West. 11. Political Issues and a Shrinking Natural Environment. 12. Afterward: Then and Now; 1945 and 2000 Selected Readings.
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Table of contents

Part I. The Post-War West, 1945-1960. 1. The Affluent Era: Broadening the Economic Base. 2. Rise of the Urban West. 3. Cold War in the West. 4. Politics and the Western Environment. Part II. The Civil Rights Era, 1960-1980. 5. African-Americans and Hispanics. 6. Native Americans. 7. New Images of the West: Books, Films, and Television. Part III. The Global West, 1980-2000. 8. Computers in the West: A New Frontier. 9. The West as America's and the World's Tourist Haven. 10. Expansion of the Multicultural Society: Asians in the West. 11. Political Issues and a Shrinking Natural Environment. 12. Afterward: Then and Now; 1945 and 2000 Selected Readings.
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