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A history of young people in the West

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Published by The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Europe,
  • Italy
    • Subjects:
    • Youth -- Europe -- History.,
    • Youth -- Italy -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

      Statementedited by Giovanni Levi and Jean-Claude Schmitt ; translated by Camille Naish.
      ContributionsLevi, Giovanni, 1939-, Schmitt, Jean Claude.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ792.E8 S7613 1997
      The Physical Object
      Pagination2 v. :
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL996100M
      ISBN 10067440405X, 0674404068
      LC Control Number96034751

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      The mystique of the Wild West perpetuated by Buffalo Bill, Zane Grey and Louis L'Amour, John Wayne, and the Marlboro Man has hindered the serious study of the real region west of the ninety-eighth meridian. Michael P. Malone and Richard W.øEtulain move beyond myth and beyond the influential frontier thesis advanced by Frederick Jackson Turner to write about the American West as it has.   I do not believe there is a single best book about life in the Old West because there was far more variety to the kind of lives that people lived than we give credit for through the filters of latter-day mythologizing. That being said, I have alwa.

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