The Mountainous West: Explorations in Historical Geography


Traditional interpretations of the American West have concentrated on the importance of its aridity to the region's cultural evolution and development. But the West is marked by a second fact of physical geography that distinguished it from the east.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Lary M. Dilsaver
  • John L. Allen
  • Duane A. Smith
  • Cathy E. Kindquist
  • Thomas R. Vale
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Lincoln, NE
Publication year:
  • 1995


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