By Richard W. Etulain
The ten unique essays commissioned for this booklet specialise in historic matters within the post-World struggle II American West. The overdue Gerald Nash, in whose honor the essays have been written, made significant contributions to the research of contemporary American and western American historical past, and his impression on these fields is validated in those essays by way of a number of generations of his scholars and colleagues.
Emphasizing social and cultural advancements, the essays draw on methodologies and subject matters from comparative historical past, environmental heritage, city historical past, and political background. The authors write on topics starting from women's rights to city sprawl, from prepared faith to tourism, from mining to American Indian tradition. An autobiographical essay through Nash himself situates his life's paintings within the context of 2 formative reports: his highbrow improvement as a German refugee arriving in long island within the past due Nineteen Thirties and his dedication to the learn of the yank West whilst he all started graduate school.
The participants comprise Margaret Connell-Szasz, Arthur R. Gómez, Donald J. Pisani, Marjorie Bell Chambers, Carol Lynn MacGregor, Christopher J. Huggard, Roger W. Lotchin, and Gene M. Gressley, in addition to Nash and the amount editors.
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