Virgin land: the American West as symbol and myth

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Harvard University Press, 1950 - History - 305 pages
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Review: Virgin Land: The American West as Symbol and Myth

User Review  - Steven - Goodreads

Unquestionably a classic of the American Studies tradition. Smith pulls together the history, literature, and social theory surrounding certain widely held beliefs (at least among the white, male ... Read full review

Review: Virgin Land: The American West as Symbol and Myth

User Review  - Mk Yost - Goodreads

A fascinating take on the symbolism of the American west in the nineteenth century, though Nash may have over-simplified a few things (like the presence of Native Americans already occupying those lands). Read full review

Contents

EIGHTEENTHCENTURY ORIGINS
3
PASSAGE TO INDIA
16
William Gilpin
38
Copyright

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