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By David M. Wrobel

the yank West has prompted very important nationwide advancements in the course of the 20th century, not just within the cultural enviornment, but additionally in monetary improvement, in political ideology and motion, and in usual source conservation and maintenance. utilizing regionalism as a lens for illuminating those nationwide developments, America's West: A historical past, 1890–1950 examines this region's historical past and explores its impact at the remainder of the USA. relocating chronologically from the overdue 19th- to the mid-twentieth century, David M. Wrobel examines turn-of-the-century enlargement, the revolutionary period, the Twenties, the good melancholy and the hot Deal, global struggle II, and the early chilly conflict years. He emphasizes cultural and political background, exhibiting how advancements within the West often indicated the longer term course of the country.

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