Paperback: 311 pages
Publisher: University of Utah Press; 1st edition (March 5, 2003)
Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.7 x 9 inches
Amazon Rank: 5309599
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The American West has long played a role in our consciousness as a place apart, a site of perpetual optimism and romanticism. In Imagining the Big Open a wide range of scholars deftly examine our projections upon and uses of the New West—a projection that not only includes how we imagine the West but how we use Western places. Addressing the history, popular culture, geography, and public policy of the region the contributors unravel our collecti...