AMERICAN WEST: IMAGES AND IDENTITIES

American Studies (AMS) 105

S.Crouthamel, American Indian Studies/American Studies

Palomar College, San Marcos, California

Course Information

 

Lectures

Course Syllabus

I. The American West
Assignments; Test

II. Historical Realities
Famous people
Wildlife
Guns
Transportation Folklore &Songs

III. Creating Images
Visual Artists

IV. Emerging Regional Identities
References & Literature

V. Current Images and Identities

Important Links

Museums, Archives, and Cultural Centers
American West: Virtual Library
Autry Center National Center, Los Angeles, CA
Directory of Online Sources on the History of the American West National Cowboy Museum & Western Heritage Museum
Library of Congress: American Memory Western Folklife Center
PBS The West Glenbow Museum, Calgary, Canada
Paul Starr's Images of the West Black American West Museum and Culture Center, Denver, CO
Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show National Bison Range Wildlife Refuge
West Web American Bison Association
Bill Lane Center for the Study of the North American West, Stanford University