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.
Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Publishers 1991
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BES
Copies Available at Interlochen1 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 Woodmere2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV AME
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,...
Publisher / Publication Date: John Wiley & Sons 2003
Copies Available at Woodmere1 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 Woodmere5 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