The Encyclopedia of Immigration and Migration in the American West provides much more than ethnic groups crossing the plains, landing at ports, or crossing borders; this two-volume work makes the history of the American West an important part of the American experience. Through sweeping entries, focused biographies, community histories, economic enterprise analysis, and demographic studies, this Encyclopedia presents the tapestry of the West and its population during various periods of migration. The two volumes examine the settling of the West and include coverage of movements of American Indians, African Americans, and the often-forgotten role of women in the West's development.Pricea#39;s economic situation became even more tenuous in the late 1990s when the government deregulated electrical sources, ... the city whose economy once depended on coal mines and the railroad had become primarily a college town. ... Greek and Slovenian communities each held annual celebrations featuring food and entertainment from their native countries. ... diverse population continues to focus on drawing new people to its college, museum, festivals, and convention sites.
|Title||:||Encyclopedia of Immigration and Migration in the American West|
|Author||:||Gordon Morris Bakken, Alexandra Kindell|
|Publisher||:||SAGE Publications - 2006-02-24|