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Summary: An extensive collection of Western fact and fiction, arranged by subject-e.g., explorers, settlers, cowboys, miners, women, Navajos. A leading chronicler of the Western landscape selects more than 150 pieces--fiction and non-fiction, classic and contemporary--that evoke the people and spirit of the West.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Publishers 1991

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BES

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: W Best

Summary: It tells the story of the aftermath of the Civil War and how the United States transformed into the "land of opportunity" spanning the years 1865 to 1890. Viewers will be transported into the violent world of cowboys, Indians, outlaws, and lawmen. The eight-episode limited event series chronicles the personal, little-known stories of Western legends such as Jesse James, Billy the Kid, Wyatt...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV AME

Schweikart, Larry.

Summary: "This comprehensive sourcebook is divided into five major sections, each covering an important historical period. Within each section, you'll find vivid, well-written narrative entries covering a wide range of fascinating subjects, including the Louisiana Purchase, the Oregon Trail, the California Gold Rush, and the Oklahoma Dust Bowl. In addition, eyewitness accounts taken from letters,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: John Wiley & Sons 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 978 SCH

Summary: From the late stages of the Agricultural Revolution to the doorstep of the Scientific Revolution, this course covers western history from roughly 3000 B.C. to A.D. 1600, when the "foundations" of the modern West come into view. Beginning in the ancient Near East, moving to Greece and Rome, the course explores the shape and impact of large ancient empires, including those of Persia and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

5 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 909 FOU
Call number: DVD 909 FOU PART 1
Call number: DVD 909 FOU PART 2
Call number: DVD 909 FOU PART 3
Call number: DVD 909 FOU PART 4

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