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Power and place in the North American West

White, Richard, 1947- (Added Author). Findlay, John M., 1955- (Added Author).

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  • OCLC: ocn787852055
  • ISBN: 0295803215
  • ISBN: 9780295977737
  • ISBN: 0295977744
  • ISBN: 0295977736
  • ISBN: 0295977744
  • ISBN: 9780295977744
  • ISBN: 0295802200
  • ISBN: 9780295802206
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xx, 312 pages) : illustrations, maps
  • Publisher: Seattle : Center for the Study of the Pacific Northwest in association with University of Washington Press, ©1999.

Content descriptions

Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents: Introduction / John M. Findlay and Richard White ; Part I: Indians and Non-Indians ; Coboway's Tale: A Story of Power and Places Along the Columbia / James P. Ronda ; Violence, Justice, and State Power in the New Mexican Borderlands, 1780-1880 / James F. Brooks ; Making ""Indians"" in British Columbia: Power, Race, and the Importance of PLace / John Lutz ; Part II: Race in the Urban West ; Federal Power and Racial Politics in Los Angeles during World War II / Kevin Allen Leonard.
Race, Rhetoric, and Regional Identity: Boosting Los Angeles, 1880-1930 / William Deverell and Douglas Flamming Recasting Idenitites: American-born Chinese and Nisei in the Era of the Pacific War / Chris Friday ; Part III: Environment and Economy ; Tourism as Colonial Economy: Power and Place in Western Tourism / Hal Rothman ; Creating Wealth by Consuming Place: Timber Management on the Gifford Pinchot National Forest / Paul W. Hirt ; ""Politics Is at the Bottom of the Whole Thing"" : Spatial Relations of Power in Oregon Salmon Management / Joseph E. Taylor III.
Nature's Industries: The Rhetoric of Industrialism in the Oregon Country / William G. Robbins Part IV: Gender in the Urban West ; Lighting Out for the Territory: Women, Mobility, and Western Place / Virginia Scharff ; Contributors ; Index.
Note: English.
Subject: Canada, Western -- Economic conditions -- Congresses
West (U.S.) -- Economic conditions -- Congresses
Canada, Western -- Social conditions -- Congresses
West (U.S.) -- Social conditions -- Congresses
Canada, Western -- History -- Congresses
West (U.S.) -- History -- Congresses
Power (Social sciences) -- Canada, Western -- Congresses
Power (Social sciences) -- West (U.S.) -- Congresses
Human geography -- Canada, Western -- Congresses
Human geography -- West (U.S.) -- Congresses

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