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Perspectives On The West-People
biographical dictionary provides concise profiles of the men and women
featured in the PBS series, THE WEST, as well as information about many
individuals who are mentioned only in passing.
Perspectives On The West-Places
Provides information about historic sites in the West as well as natural
features of the region that have helped shape Western history. The section
features archival maps from the 1860's and 1880's, the later showing
the network of railroads that spurred growth in the region following
the Civil War.
West Online Magazine
Offers book reviews for fiction and nonfiction, author interviews, news
reviews, preservation of western artifacts, art and lots more.
Few Thoughts on the Western Genre
William C. Robinson, School of Information Science at University of
Tennessee, offers his thoughts on the western's background and history,
links, sub-genre definitions, and more.
in MVLS Libraries
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Stories, Frontier and Pioneer Life, Ranch Life.
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