- “Teaching the West On the Conservative-Liberal Divide,” by Andrea Radke-Moss
- “Cowboys, Aliens, and Other Folks: Teaching the West in Popular Culture,” by Richard Aquila
- “Confronting the Mythic West in U.S. High School History Classes,” by Christi Carlson, Katie Piehl, Heather Walker, Lori Wright, and Paula Wright
- “Establishing a Baseline in Western Historiography: The Graduate Reading Seminar,” by Durwood Ball
- “Forty Years with Bob Hine and the Textbook, The American West: An Interpretive History,” by John Mack Faragher
- “Teaching the Environmental History of the North American West,” by Jay Taylor
- “Yes, Virginia, Indians Are Still Here: Teaching Native American History,” by Andrew Fisher
- “Both Sides Now: Teaching the West North of the 49th Parallel,” by Betsy Jameson
- “Teaching Borderlands History for a New Generation,” by Samuel Truett
I have attached a copy of the latest newsletter from the Western History Association. Some great little articles in this quarter including:
David Keys outlines his version of a continuing story of conquest in the West.
I have attached a copy of the latest newsletter from the Western Historical Association. Some great little articles in this quarter including:
Highbrow or lowbrow? James Gilbert looks at the competing visions of American civilisation on offer at Chicago's fin de siécle Exposition of 1893.
Link to article HERE
To understand why Americans believe their nation to be innocent of imperialism we must go back to the Founding Fathers of the Republic, says Graham MacPhee.
Wild Bill Hicock and wagon trains - familiar images of pioneer spirit, but a more complex and less triumphalist view of how the American frontier moved West is explained by Margaret Walsh.
Christina Walkley looks at how the triumphs and tragedies of pioneer women on the trail West can be traced in their patchwork quilts.
An article looking at the controversial relationship between Native Americans and the Federal Government of the USA.