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Walter Prescott Webb • 45 Items / 20 Reviews, 7 Books, 18 Articles
The Great Plains (1931)
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Published Reviews
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    Books of American History (Review)
    The Great Plains, by Walter Prescott Webb
    1. The Great Plains by Walter Prescott Webb
    The American Historical Review, January 1932, p. 359
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    Books in Brief (4 Reviews)
    Mexico: A Revolution by Education, by George I. Sanchez
    1. Mexico: A Revolution by Education by George I. Sanchez
    2. Two Years by Alberto Albertini
    3. The Great Plains by Walter Prescott Webb
    4. Aspects of Wilde by Vincent O'Sullivan
    The New Republic, November 18, 1936, pp. 83-84
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    Among the New Books (10 Reviews)
    The Great Plains, by Walter Prescott Webb
    1. The Great Plains by Walter Prescott Webb
    2. The Texas Rangers by Walter Prescott Webb
    3. New World Picture by George W. Gray
    4. America Goes to Press by Laurence Greene
    5. James Longstreet, Lee's War Horse by H.J. Eckenrode and Bryan Conrad
    6. The Garden Dictionary by Norman Taylor
    7. The Garden Encyclopedia by E.L.D. Seymour
    8. The Thinking Reed by Rebecca West
    9. Fires in May by Ruth Feiner
    10. Red Neck by McAlister Coleman and Stephen Raushenbush
    The Harpers Monthly, May 1936
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    How the West Was Won or Lost (33 Reviews)
    The Mythic West in Twentieth-Century America, by Robert G. Athearn
    1. The Mythic West in Twentieth-Century America by Robert G. Athearn
    2. Myth of the West by Chris Bruce
    3. Forgotten Frontier by A. Dudley Gardner and Verla R. Flores
    4. New Lands, New Men by William H. Goetzmann
    5. The West of the Imagination by William H. Goetzmann and William N. Goetzmann, ...
    6. The Legacy of Conquest by Patricia Nelson Limerick
    7. The Female Frontier by Glenda Riley
    8. Cannery Women, Cannery Lives by Vicki L. Ruiz
    9. The Conquest of Paradise by Kirkpatrick Sale
    10. Far from Home by Lillian Schlissel, Byrd Gibbens, and Elizabeth Hampsten, ...
    11. Western Women: Their Land, Their Lives by Lillian Schlissel, Janice Monk, and Vicki L. Ruiz, ...
    12. Cowboys of the Americas by Richard W. Slatta
    13. Beyond the Mythic West by Stewart L. Udall
    14. Many Tender Ties by Sylvia Van Kirk
    15. Dust Bowl: The Southern Plains in the 1930s by Donald Worster
    16. Rivers of Empire by Donald Worster
    17. We Pointed Them North by E.C. Abbott and Helena Huntington Smith
    18. Sky Determines: An Interpretation of the Southwest by Ross Calvin
    19. Son of the Morning Star by Evan S. Connell
    20. The Rise and Fall of the Choctaw Republic by Angie Debo
    21. The Road to Disappearance by Angie Debo
    22. Geronimo: The Man, His Time, His Place by Angie Debo
    23. Exploration and Empire by William H. Goetzmann
    24. Charles Goodnight: Cowman and Plainsman by J. Evetts Haley
    25. The Trail Drivers of Texas by J. Marvin Hunter
    26. Turner, Bolton, and Webb by Wilbur R. Jacobs, John Walton Caughey, and Joe Bertram Frantz, ...
    27. The Comanche Barrier to South Plains Settlement by Rupert Norval Richardson
    28. Virgin Land: The American West as Symbol and Myth by Henry Nash Smith
    29. The American Cowboy by Lonn Taylor and Ingrid Maar
    30. The Significance of the Frontier, and Other Essays by Frederick Jackson Turner
    31. The Plains Across by John D. Unruh, Jr.
    32. The Great Plains by Walter Prescott Webb
    33. The Great Frontier by Walter Prescott Webb
    The New Republic, October 22, 1990, pp. 32-37