By Nicolas S. Witschi
Offers a complete method of the wide variety of cultural expressions originating within the west
Focuses at the intersections, complexities, and demanding situations stumbled on inside of and among the several historic and cultural teams that outline the west's a variety of distinct regions
Addresses regularly customary icons and concepts in regards to the west (such as cowboys, wide-open areas, and violence) and their intersections with urbanization and different nearby complexities
Features essays written by way of some of the major students in western American cultural studies
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A Companion to the Literature and Culture of the American West (Blackwell Companions to Literature and Culture) by Nicolas S. Witschi