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Over the Edge: Remapping the American West

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Over the Edge: Remapping the American West
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Publisher: University of California Press
ISBN/ASIN: 0520211499
ISBN-13: 9780520211490
Number of pages: 411

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From the Gold Rush to rush hour, the history of the American West is fraught with diverse, subversive, and at times downright eccentric elements. This provocative volume challenges traditional readings of western history and literature, and redraws the boundaries of the American West with absorbing essays ranging widely on topics from tourism to immigration, from environmental battles to interethnic relations, and from law to film.

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