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Eyewitness to the American West

500 Years of Firsthand History

by David Colbert

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  • 25 Currently reading

Published by Penguin (Non-Classics) .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages496
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7352131M
ISBN 100140280545
ISBN 109780140280548

Eyewitness Books (or Eyewitness Guides) is a series of nonfiction books intended for children and young adults. They were first published in England by Dorling Kindersley in The series now has over one hundred titles on a variety of subjects, such as dinosaurs, Ancient Egypt, flags, chemistry, music, the solar system, film, and William Shakespeare. William Loren Katz (June 2, - Octo ) was an American educator, historian, and author of 40 books on African-American history, including a number of titles for young adult readers. He was particularly noted for his research and writing on the year history of relations between African Americans and Native books include Breaking the Chains: African American Slave.

The AWB Way American West Books History In , at American West Book’s founder Joshua Blake Mettee took a local California publisher’s 23 Discover the AWB way. Crafting the perfect book selection takes experience.   Stuart Murray is a former journalist and book editor and the author of more than 40 books. He has written a number of historical novels, and he was the founding editor of Bantam's Stagecoach series of Westerns under the name Hank Mitchum. Murray worked on a number of DK Eyewitness titles, including American Revolution, Vietnam War, and Wild West.5/5(2).

Get closer to your journey with DK Eyewitness. Filled with expert advice, beautiful photographs, and detailed illustrations, our highly visual guides show you what others only tell you. We publish guides to more than destinations, from handy pocket-sized city guides to comprehensive country guid. The American West (formerly titled The West) is a limited-event American television docu-series detailing the period to in the United States. The series was executive-produced by Robert Redford, Stephen David and Laura Michalchyshyn with Sundance Productions and aired for eight episodes on AMC from June 11 to J Original network: AMC.


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Eyewitness to the American West by David Colbert Download PDF EPUB FB2

The American West is a vast historical landscape, far richer than the cowboys-and-Indians simplifications of Hollywood allow, far more complex than most textbooks can make room to discuss.

David Colbert recognizes at the outset of Eyewitness to the American West that "the West" has always been a relative term. For the New England colonists, it began just outside the door; for the cavaliers of Virginia 5/5(1). Eyewitness to the American West book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

Spanning years from the Aztecs' first encounter with S /5(13). Despite its few grammatical and typographical flaws, EYEWITNESS is really an excellent book in that it enables us to see life on the American frontier as it was seen by those who participated in it.

These slices of life are brief enough to hold anyone's interest and, taken as a whole, give the reader what is likely a very accurate picture of the American West through the 19th Century/5(7).

Editor Colbert (Eyewitness to America,not reviewed) has mined letters, diaries, interviews, and public writings to collect more than short essays by contemporary observers of every period of American history.

Buy a cheap copy of Eyewitness to the American West: From book by David Colbert. The American West Eyewitness to the American West book a vast historical landscape, far richer than the cowboys-and-Indians simplifications of Hollywood allow, far more complex than most textbooks Free shipping over $/5(2).

Eyewitness to the American West by David Colbert,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(13). Here is an original and exciting new guide to the fascinating story of the American West.

Superb color illustrations offer a unique and revealing "eyewitness" view of this rich history. See Jim Bowie's famous knife, a Pony Express rider's saddle bag, a Pawnee warrior's shield, a goldminer's scale, and a Wells, Fargo stagecoach/5(5).

Eyewitness to the American West. New York: Viking, © (OCoLC) Online version: Eyewitness to the American West. New York: Viking, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: David Colbert.

[Review written by my younger self] Edited by David Colbert, Eyewitness to America is a comprehensive compilation of crucial moments and personalities in years of American history, as told by the people who had first-hand experiences/5.

Buy Eyewitness to the American West: Years of First Hand History Reprint by David Colbert (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(1).

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "Penguin books." Description: pages ; 22 cm: Contents: The Return of Quetzalcoatl / April / Aztec Eyewitnesses 27 --The Aztec Metropolis / / Hernando Cortes 29 --The Wild West of the East / / Roger Williams 33 --King Philip's War: The Death of Philip / Aug / Increase Mather 35 --The Pueblo Uprising.

He has written a number of historical novels, and he was the founding editor of Bantam's Stagecoach series of Westerns under the name Hank Mitchum. Murray worked on a number of DK Eyewitness titles, including American Revolution, Vietnam War, and Wild West/5(82). Get this from a library.

Eyewitness to the American West: from the first frontier to the New Age seekers in the words of those who saw it happen. [David Colbert;] -- The West conjures images of rolling plains and the Rocky Mountains, cowboys and Indians. Yet Eyewitness to the American West reveals that the classic "Old West" is just part of a year history in.

Eyewitness to the American West: from the Aztec Empire to the digital frontier in the words of those who saw it happen by Colbert, David. The American West always has been, and remains, a place where Americans go to reinvent themselves. These days, we’re not doing westward expansion and homesteading anymore, but new movements and reinventions of old forms tend to pop up here, things like craft brewing or co-op farming.

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American author Laura Ingalls Wilder wrote about her own schooling experiences in a one-room schoolhouse in her series of Little House books for children.

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See all 83 Titles. Share: Share on Facebook. Tweet. The Trader: West To The Stony Mountains: A Frontier Western Adventure From The Author of "Silver, Gold and Blood In Arizona" (The Tale of the Trader Book 1) Cherokee Parks out of 5 stars. For those of you who enjoy American historical books, particularly those dealing with the 19th century, Native American history and the Civil War, this one should be near the top of your list.

It takes place in the United States’ war against the Indian tribes. If you're a student of American history, then Eyewitness to America is required reading." — The Charleston Post & Courier "Through firsthand impressions gathered from sources such as diaries, letters, interviews, and memoirs, this title looks at many facets, innovations, and changes that have shaped our : Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.EyeWitness Accounts Of The Old West In America.

It was a milestone in American history, unifying the country and reducing the travel time from one coast to the other from months to days.

According to this eyewitness, the celebration in the Utah desert was a blast. Shoot Out with Wild Bill Hickok,