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History 4296: History of the American West: Home

Library resources for students taking the history capstone course taught by Dr. Isenberg, Spring 2015

Required Text



Welcome to my library research guide (or libguide), created to support the research needs of students enrolled in Dr. Drew Isenberg's course, History 4296: History of the American West. Use the Table of Contents (on the left-hand side of this page) or the tabs across the top of the guide to find reference works (background information), books, articles, and primary sources about your research topics.

The American West: Video Spotlight

"After 1869, rail lines crossed Indian lands, and white hunters killed nearly all the buffalo. The Indians were left to starve and freeze to death. Artists portrayed the valor of the cavalry, but photographs showed the truth.."

Source: Segment of a 6-part streaming video documentary titled The West of the Imagination, c1986, Films on Demand, a TULibraries' database

Reference Librarian

Rebecca Lloyd
Paley Library
Room 319