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Etulain, Richard W.

Overview
Works: 119 works in 411 publications in 2 languages and 30,294 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Western films  Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Film adaptations  Bibliography  Interviews  Bio-bibliography  Art 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
Classifications: F595, 978.0072
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The American West : a twentieth-century history by Michael P Malone( )

13 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 2,689 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses economic, political, social, and cultural developments in the West from the turn of the century to the present day
Portraits of Basques in the New World( )

6 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 1,981 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stegner : conversations on history and literature by Wallace Stegner( )

8 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and held by 1,924 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lincoln looks West : from the Mississippi to the Pacific by Richard W Etulain( )

10 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,622 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This first-ever volume to comprehensively explore President Abraham Lincoln's ties to the American West brings together a variety of scholars and experts who offer a fascinating look at the sixteenth president's lasting legacy in the territory beyond the Mississippi River. Editor Richard W. Etulain's extensive introductory essay treats these western connections from Lincoln's early reactions to Texas, Oregon, and the Mexican War in the 1840s, through the 1850s, and during his presidency, providing a framework for the nine essays that follow. Each of these essays offers compe
The American West in 2000 : essays in honor of Gerald D. Nash by Ferenc Morton Szasz( )

9 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 1,536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The American Far West in the twentieth century by Earl S Pomeroy( )

14 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Pomeroy mines extensive published and unpublished sources to show how the post-1900 West charted a path that was influenced by, but separate from, the rest of the country and the world. He deals not only with the West's transition from an agricultural to an urban region but also with the important contributions of minority racial and ethnic groups and women in that transformation."--Jacket
The Ox-Bow incident by William A Wellman( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 1,179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An angry mob kills a man after a popular rancher is murdered
Religion in modern New Mexico( )

6 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 982 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The religious experiences of modern New Mexico are diverse: they range from Penitente ceremonies to "televangelists," from oriental mysticism to crystal shops, and from sacred mountains to a mega-church that seats 7,000. Taken together, these essays form an interfaith conversation about how the different religious traditions have confronted modernity and materialism. The activities of religious groups in New Mexico are also compared to national trends in such basic matters as church growth, concern for social justice, and teaching personal morality
Researching western history : topics in the twentieth century( )

5 editions published in 1997 in English and Spanish and held by 974 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bibliographical guide to the study of Western American literature by Richard W Etulain( Book )

13 editions published between 1982 and 1995 in English and held by 800 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The American West in the twentieth century : a bibliography( )

6 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 758 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fifty Western writers : a bio-bibliographical sourcebook( Book )

6 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 742 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beyond the Missouri : the story of the American West by Richard W Etulain( Book )

5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 690 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This new historical overview tells the dramatic story of the American West from its prehistory to the present. A narrative history, it covers the region from the North Dakota-to-Texas states to the Pacific Coast. This West has always been home to richly diverse cultural groups, including today's growing numbers of Indian, Hispanic, Asian and African Americans. Other distinctions have marked the western past: first, the differences among prehistoric peoples and among hundreds of Indian tribes at first white contact; next, the varied western subcultures that emerged in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries; third the social, cultural, and political complexities of the West in the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries. In Beyond the Missouri, Richard Etulain provides a fresh, balanced narrative of this geographically and culturally vast area and emphasizes two themes: change and complexity. His perspective is neither the too-optimistic, homogenized position of the Turnerian school of historians nor the less optimistic, conflicted approach of the revisionist western historians. Etulain begins his study with a discussion of western landscapes and Native inhabitants. He next examines the Spanish Southwest, colonial rivalries, mountain men, missionaries, and the Oregon Trail. Then Etulain looks at Mormons, miners, western communities, ranching and farming, and transportation networks. He treats western frontier social patterns and cultures and contributes several chapters on the modern West, including the pre-World War II and the Cold War Wests. Etulain concludes with today's continuing search for an American West. Each of the fifteen chapters contains a helpful list of suggested readings. - Publisher
Conversations with Wallace Stegner on Western history and literature by Wallace Stegner( Book )

9 editions published between 1983 and 1990 in English and held by 682 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Friend and scholar Richard W. Etulain asks thoughtful and challenging questions concerning Stegner's early years and first writings, his first major novels and the problem of autobiography versus invention, his experiences with Mormon culture, the Western novelist as historian and the Western historian as literary artist, Angle of Repose as history and fiction, and the American West as frontier, as region, and as wilderness. These Conversations conclude with a discussion of unfinished tasks not only in the writing of history and literature, but in planning for the very survival of the region in the future."--Jacket
Writing Western history : essays on major Western historians by Richard W Etulain( Book )

15 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and held by 656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life and legends of Calamity Jane by Richard W Etulain( Book )

4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 576 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This lively, concise, and exhaustively researched biography traces the life of Calamity Jane from the Missouri farm where she was born in 1856 through the development of her notorious persona as a Wild West heroine
Western lives : a biographical history of the American West( Book )

6 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The second group of essays reflects on Mormons, miners, California Hispanics, American Indians, ranchers, farmers, and the Wild West of Buffalo Bill and Annie Oakley. The essays on the twentieth-century West examine the careers of James J. Hill, John Muir, Jeannette Rankin, Aimee Semple McPherson, J. Robert Oppenheimer, Walt Disney, Cesar Chavez, Barbara Jordan, Microsoft's Paul Allen, and the mythical figure of Rosie the Riveter."--Jacket
Re-imagining the modern American West : a century of fiction, history, and art by Richard W Etulain( Book )

7 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To Joan Didion. He covers historians from Frederick Jackson Turner to Earl Pomeroy and Patricia Nelson Limerick, and artists from Frederic Remington and Charles Russell to Georgia O'Keefe and R.C. Gorman. The author places emphasis on women painters and authors such as Mary Hallock Foote, Mary Austin, Willa Cather, and Judith Baca. He also stresses important works of ethnic writers, including Leslie Marmon Silko, Rudolfo Anaya, and Amy Tan
Lincoln and Oregon country politics in the Civil War era by Richard W Etulain( )

9 editions published between 1900 and 2013 in English and held by 509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This cross-continental history demonstrates Abraham Lincoln's strong connections with the Oregon Country on various political issues--Indian relations, military policies, civil and legal rights, and North-South ideological conflicts--before and during the Civil War years. Richard Etulain refutes the argument that Pacific Northwest residents were mere "spectators of disunion," revealing instead that men and women of the Oregon Country were personally and emotionally involved in the controversial ideas and events that inflamed the United States during that fractious era
By grit & grace : eleven women who shaped the American West( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Debunking the myth that women in the frontier American West were either hardscrabble prostitutes or passive homemakers, ten noted historians chronicle the exploits of eleven true-life pioneer women who played prominent and influential roles in helping to shape the evolution of the region -- and the nation as a whole
 
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Stegner : conversations on history and literature
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Portraits of Basques in the New WorldStegner : conversations on history and literatureLincoln looks West : from the Mississippi to the PacificThe American West in 2000 : essays in honor of Gerald D. NashThe American Far West in the twentieth centuryReligion in modern New MexicoResearching western history : topics in the twentieth centuryA bibliographical guide to the study of Western American literature
Alternative Names
Etulain, Dick

Etulain, Dick 1938-

Etulain, Richard

Etulain, Richard Wayne

Eulain, Dick

Languages
English (160)

Spanish (1)