The Encyclopedia of Immigration and Migration in the American West provides much more than ethnic groups crossing the plains, landing at ports, or crossing borders; this two-volume work makes the history of the American West an important part of the American experience. Through sweeping entries, focused biographies, community histories, economic enterprise analysis, and demographic studies, this Encyclopedia presents the tapestry of the West and its population during various periods of migration. The two volumes examine the settling of the West and include coverage of movements of American Indians, African Americans, and the often-forgotten role of women in the West's development.Still, the population of Alder Gulch stood at 5, 000, and Virginia City quickly became the regiona#39;s first financial center, first ... log walls to mimic plaster was an attempt at interior decorating very early at Virginia City that was, according to Harriet Sanders, another mark ... Da#39;s school room, whose parents ought to know where they belong and what is best for their welfare, but who disregard their best interests.
|Title||:||Encyclopedia of Immigration and Migration in the American West|
|Author||:||Gordon Morris Bakken, Alexandra Kindell|
|Publisher||:||SAGE Publications - 2006-02-24|