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New Books in the American West

By Marshall Poe

Interviews with Scholars of the American West about their New Books

  1. 1.
    Peter Guardino, "The Dead March: A History of the Mexican-American War" (Harvard UP, 2017)06/07/2019
    1:07:13
  2. 2.
    Noam Maggor, "Brahmin Capitalism: Frontiers of Wealth and Populism in America's First Gilded Age" (Harvard UP, 2017)05/30/2019
    1:28:05
  3. 3.
    Rosalyn LaPier, "Invisible Reality: Storytellers, Storytakers, and the Supernatural World of the Blackfeet" (U Nebraska Press, 2017)05/16/2019
    56:04
  4. 4.
    Jacob Lee, "Masters of the Middle Waters: Indian Nations and Colonial Ambitions Along the Mississippi" (Harvard UP, 2019)04/23/2019
    1:30:06
  5. 5.
    On the American Heartland's Imperial and White Nationalist Roots04/22/2019
    1:31:41
  6. 6.
    Lincoln A. Mitchell, "Baseball Goes West: The Dodgers, the Giants, and the Shaping of the Major Leagues"04/11/2019
    1:16:03
  7. 7.
    Christopher Herbert, "Gold Rush Manliness: Race and Gender on the Pacific Slope" (U Washington Press, 2018)04/04/2019
    1:05:44
  8. 8.
    Discussion of Massive Online Peer Review and Open Access Publishing03/19/2019
    30:24
  1. 9.
    David A. Nichols, "Peoples of the Inland Sea: Native Americans and Newcomers in the Great Lakes Region, 1600-1870" (Ohio UP, 2018)03/18/2019
    38:18
  2. 10.
    Kent Blansett, "A Journey to Freedom: Richard Oakes, Alcatraz, and Red Power" (Yale UP, 2018)03/15/2019
    1:27:43
  3. 11.
    James Schwoch, "Wired into Nature: The Telegraph and the North American Frontier" (U Illinois Press, 2018)03/06/2019
    49:59
  4. 12.
    Janne Lahti, "The American West and the World: Transnational and Comparative Perspectives" (Routledge, 2019)02/20/2019
    53:38
  5. 13.
    Farina King, "The Earth Memory Compass: Diné Landscapes and Education in the Twentieth Century" (UP of Kansas, 2018)01/25/2019
    1:02:48
  6. 14.
    Joe Jackson, "Black Elk: The Life of an American Visionary" (Farrar, Strauss, and Giroux, 2016)01/11/2019
    1:09:37
  7. 15.
    Kellie Jones, "South of Pico: African American Artists in the 1960s and 1970s" (Duke UP, 2017)12/24/2018
    46:23
  8. 16.
    Joshua Reid, "The Sea is My Country: The Maritime World of the Makahs" (Yale UP, 2015)12/18/2018
    48:35
  9. 17.
    Noenoe K. Silva, "Steel-Tipped Pen: Reconstructing Native Hawaiian Intellectual History" (Duke UP, 2017)12/10/2018
    45:28
  10. 18.
    McKenzie Wark, "General Intellects: Twenty-One Thinkers for the Twenty-First Century" (Verso, 2017)12/06/2018
    1:01:16
  11. 19.
    Andrew M. Busch, “City in a Garden: Environmental Transformations and Racial Justice in Twentieth-Century Austin, Texas” (UNC Press, 2017)10/16/2018
    1:02:35
  12. 20.
    Christina Snyder, “Great Crossings: Indians, Settlers, and Slaves in the Age of Jackson” (Oxford UP, 2017)09/18/2018
    55:43
  13. 21.
    Louis Warren, “God’s Red Son: The Ghost Dance Religion and the Making of Modern America” (Basic Books, 2017)08/30/2018
    1:17:46
  14. 22.
    Joanna Dyl, “Seismic City: An Environmental History of San Francisco’s 1906 Earthquake” (U Washington Press, 2017)08/27/2018
    1:14:41
  15. 23.
    Christina Gish Hill, “Webs of Kinship: Family in Northern Cheyenne Nationhood” (U Oklahoma Press, 2017)08/14/2018
    59:13
  16. 24.
    William S. Kiser, “Borderlands of Slavery: The Struggle Over Captivity and Peonage in the American Southwest” (U Pennsylvania Press, 2017)07/30/2018
    50:06
  17. 25.
    Susan Sleeper-Smith, “Indigenous Prosperity and American Conquest: Indian Women of the Ohio River Valley, 1690-1792” (UNC Press, 2018)07/26/2018
    48:29
  18. 26.
    John Mackay, “The Bonanza King: John Mackay and the Battle Over the Greatest Riches in the American West” (Scribner, 2018)07/20/2018
    1:02:14
  19. 27.
    Pekka Hämäläinen, “The Comanche Empire” (Yale UP, 2008)07/17/2018
    53:12
  20. 28.
    Darren Speece, “Defending Giants: The Redwood Wars and the Transformation of American Environmental Politics” (U Washington Press, 2017)07/12/2018
    1:13:57
  21. 29.
    Cary Cordova, “The Heart of the Mission: Latino Art and Politics in San Francisco” (U Pennsylvania Press, 2017)07/10/2018
    59:54
  22. 30.
    Andrew Selee, “Vanishing Frontiers: The Forces Driving Mexico and the United States Together” (PublicAffairs, 2018)07/10/2018
    18:41
  23. 31.
    Jerry Gonzalez, “In Search of the Mexican Beverly Hills: Latino Suburbanization in Postwar Los Angeles” (Rutgers UP, 2018)07/03/2018
    57:37
  24. 32.
    Nicholas Villanueva Jr., “The Lynching of Mexicans in the Texas Borderlands” (U New Mexico Press, 2017) 06/22/2018
    38:53
  25. 33.
    Brian James Leech, “The City That Ate Itself: Butte, Montana and Its Expanding Berkeley Pit” (U Nevada Press, 2018)06/15/2018
    1:07:40
  26. 34.
    Andrew Needham, “Power Lines: Phoenix and the Making of the Modern Southwest” (Princeton UP, 2016)06/14/2018
    1:05:47
  27. 35.
    Daniel Heath Justice, “Why Indigenous Literatures Matter” (Wilfrid Laurier UP, 2018)06/07/2018
    45:24
  28. 36.
    Steven Hackel, “Junípero Serra: California’s Founding Father” (Hill and Wang, 2014)06/04/2018
    41:39
  29. 37.
    Rosina Lozano, “An American Language: The History of Spanish in the United States” (U California Press, 2018)05/28/2018
    47:22
  30. 38.
    Jennifer Graber, “The Gods of Indian Country: Religion and the Struggle for the American West” (Oxford University Press, 2018)05/08/2018
    40:07
  31. 39.
    David J. Silverman, “Thundersticks: Firearms and the Violent Transformation of Native America” (Harvard UP, 2016)04/24/2018
    44:30
  32. 40.
    Frederick L. Brown, “The City is More Than Human: An Animal History of Seattle” (U Washington Press, 2016)03/30/2018
    37:21
  33. 41.
    Peter A. Kopp, “Hoptopia: A World of Agriculture and Beer in Oregon’s Willamette Valley” (U California Press, 2016)03/09/2018
    51:40
  34. 42.
    Brandi Denison, “Ute Land Religion in the American West, 1879-2009” (U Nebraska Press, 2017)03/05/2018
    0:57
  35. 43.
    Katrina Jagodinsky, “Legal Codes and Talking Trees” (Yale UP, 2016)02/21/2018
    1:03:25
  36. 44.
    Robert Foxcurran, “Songs Upon the Rivers” (Baraka Books, 2016)02/07/2018
    1:07:04
  37. 45.
    David W. Grua, “Surviving Wounded Knee: The Lakotas and the Politics of Memory” (Oxford UP, 2016)02/05/2018
    35:14
  38. 46.
    John Ryan Fischer, “Cattle Colonialism: An Environmental History of the Conquest of California and Hawai’i” (UNC Press, 2015)11/13/2017
    55:15
  39. 47.
    Benjamin Madley, “An American Genocide: The United States and the California Indian Catastrophe, 1846-1873” (Yale UP, 2016)11/01/2017
    47:17
  40. 48.
    Deanne Stillman, “Blood Brothers: The Story of the Strange Friendship between Sitting Bull and Buffalo Bill” (Simon & Schuster, 2017)09/25/2017
    43:10
  41. 49.
    Sara Dant, “Losing Eden: An Environmental History of the American West” (Wiley-Blackwell, 2016)09/22/2017
    53:33
  42. 50.
    John P. Langellier, “Fighting for Uncle Sam: Buffalo Soldiers in the Frontier Army” (Schiffer, 2016)06/08/2017
    56:37
  43. 51.
    Richard Etulain, “The Life and Legends of Calamity Jane” (U. Oklahoma Press, 2014)02/06/2017
    57:04
  44. 52.
    Amy Von Lintel, “Georgia O’Keeffe: Watercolors, 1916-1918” (Radius, 2016)12/17/2016
    44:03
  45. 53.
    Jason Pierce, “Making the White Man’s West: Whiteness and the Creation of the American West” (UP of Colorado, 2016)09/26/2016
    51:47
  46. 54.
    Kevin Bubriski, “Look into My Eyes: Nuevomexicanos por Vida, ’81-’83” (Museum of New Mexico Press, 2016)07/10/2016
    39:46
  47. 55.
    Kenna R. Archer, “Unruly Waters: A Social and Environmental History of the Brazos River” (U of New Mexico, 2015)05/09/2016
    52:04
  48. 56.
    Mario Jimenez Sifuentez, “Of Forests and Fields: Mexican Labor in the Pacific Northwest” (Rutgers UP, 2016)03/30/2016
    1:11:29
  49. 57.
    Lori Flores, “Grounds for Dreaming: Mexican Americans, Mexican Immigrants and the California Farmworker Movement” (Yale UP, 2015)03/10/2016
    1:02:00
  50. 58.
    Mario T. Garcia, “The Chicano Generation: Testimonios of the Movement” (U of California Press, 2015)11/12/2015
    1:00:57
  51. 59.
    Natale Zappia, “Traders and Raiders: The Indigenous World of the Colorado Basin, 1540-1859” (UNC Press, 2014)10/28/2015
    1:13:29
  52. 60.
    Andrew Needham, “Power Lines: Phoenix and the Making of the Modern Southwest” (Princeton UP, 2014)04/26/2015
    58:48
  53. 61.
    David Bullock, “Coal Wars” (Washington State University Press, 2014)02/23/2015
    17:13
  54. 62.
    Dede Feldman, “Inside the New Mexico Senate: Boots, Suits, and Citizens” (University of New Mexico Press, 2014)05/12/2014
    20:22
  55. 63.
    Gilbert Mireles, “Continuing La Causa: Organizing Labor in California’s Strawberry Fields” (Lynne Rienner, 2013)03/17/2014
    15:34
  56. 64.
    Thomas H. Guthrie, “Recognizing Heritage: The Politics of Multiculturalism in New Mexico” (University of Nebraska Press, 2013)02/20/2014
    52:37
  57. 65.
    Brendan C. Lindsay, “Murder State: California’s Native American Genocide, 1846-1873” (University of Nebraska Press, 2012)09/09/2012
    57:18
  58. 66.
    Char Miller, “Public Lands, Public Debates: A Century of Controversy” (Oregon State UP, 2012)04/09/2012
    46:39
  59. 67.
    Hayes Peter Mauro, “The Art of Americanization at the Carlisle Indian School” (University of New Mexico Press, 2011)12/22/2011
    50:23
  60. 68.
    Eric Gardner, “Jennie Carter: A Black Journalist of the Early West” (University Press of Mississippi, 2008)04/09/2008
    59:56
  61. 69.
    Malcolm Rohrbough, “The Trans-Appalachian Frontier: People, Societies, and Institutions, 1775-1850” (Indiana UP, 2008)01/26/2008
    49:45

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