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Legacy of conquest

James S. Griffith

Legacy of conquest

the arts of Northwest Mexico

by James S. Griffith

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Published by Taylor Museum of the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center in [Colorado Springs] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Mexico.
    • Subjects:
    • Indian art -- Mexico

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 32.

      Statement[by] James S. Griffith.
      ContributionsTaylor Museum.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF1219.3.A7 G68
      The Physical Object
      Pagination32 p.
      Number of Pages32
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5598648M
      LC Control Number68004582

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The Legacy of Conquest The Unbroken Past of the American West Book Summary: "Limerick is one of the most engaging historians writing today." --Richard White The "settling" of the American West has been perceived throughout the world as a series of quaint, violent, and romantic adventures.

In The Legacy of Conquest, she interprets the stories and the characters in a new way: the trappers, traders, Indians, farmers, oilmen, cowboys, and sheriffs of the Old West "meant business" in more ways than one, and their descendents mean business today."Written with extraordinary grace and understanding [this book] returns the Western American past to the mainstream of national 4/5(30).

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While experts are unlikely to be surprised, Legacy of Conquest serves as an excellent starting point for Western historians and, she hopes, American historians in general (after all, as Limerick might ask, what’s the difference?) Limerick cheerfully admits that her book is a work of synthesis.

THE LEGACY OF CONQUEST has much to commend it: solid research, richness of detail, and a clarity of style infrequently marred by pedantic jargon. It is both readable and interesting. Only in the introduction, where Limerick sets forth the thesis of the work, does the book and the reader suffer.

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Norton & Company, ). As her title indicates, Limerick is uninterested in telling a tidy narrative with a beginning and an Author: Jesse Curtis. The Legacy of Conquest: The Unbroken Past of the American West Patricia Nelson Limerick, Author W. Norton & Company $ (p) ISBN.

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Format Book Published New York: Norton, c Edition 1st ed Language English ISBN Description p.: ill. ; 22 cm. Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.

The legacy of conquest: the unbroken past of the American West Item Preview some content may be lost due to the binding of the book. Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Bookplateleaf Boxid IA Camera Canon EOS 5D Pages: Legacy of Conquest is the third recent book to survey the state of the field.2 Clearly, a number of people have felt the need to know what we 2 The other two books are Michael P.

Malone, ed., Historians and the American West (Lincoln, ), and Roger L. Nichols, ed. ""English-speaking white men were the stars of his story: Indians, Hispanics, French Canadians, and Asians were at best supporting actors and at worst, invisible."" But those groups, and others, were, and continue to be, involved in a struggle for conquest and a contest for property and profit--and their great meeting ground was the West.

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Legacy of Conquest: The Unbroken Past of the American West available in Paperback, NOOK Book/5(6).Limerick is a former president of the American Studies Association () and the Western History Association (). She is known for her book The Legacy of Conquest, which is part of a body of historical writing sometimes known as the New Western History.

Inshe was awarded a 4/5.The first part of The Legacy of Conquest  dismantles many of the deeply held myths and symbols of the region.

First, she points out how the myth of Westerners seeing themselves as " innocent victims " is much, much messier and belies the region's "moral complexity" (epitomized for her in the figure of the female prostitute).