The Resource Go east, young man : imagining the American West as the Orient, Richard V. Francaviglia, (electronic resource)

Go east, young man : imagining the American West as the Orient, Richard V. Francaviglia, (electronic resource)

Label
Go east, young man : imagining the American West as the Orient
Title
Go east, young man
Title remainder
imagining the American West as the Orient
Statement of responsibility
Richard V. Francaviglia
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Transference of orientalist images and identities to the American landscape and its inhabitants, especially in the West-in other words, portrayal of the West as the "Orient"-has been a common aspect of American cultural history. Place names, such as the Jordan River or Pyramid Lake, offer notable examples, but the imagery and its varied meanings are more widespread and significant. Understanding that range and significance, especially to the western part of the continent, means coming to terms with the complicated, nuanced ideas of the Orient and of the North American continent that
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Francaviglia, Richard V
Dewey number
978
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
F591
LC item number
.F76 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Orientalism
  • East and West
  • West (U.S.)
  • United States
  • Asia
  • United States
Label
Go east, young man : imagining the American West as the Orient, Richard V. Francaviglia, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Contents; Preface; Introduction: The Malleable Landscape; I. The Frontier West as the Orient (ca. 1810-1920); 1. The American Zahara: Into and Beyond the Great Western Plains; 2. In Praise of Pyramids: Orientalizing the Western Interior; 3. Chosen People, Chosen Land: Utah as the Holy Land; 4. Finding New Eden: The American Southwest; 5. The Far East in the Far West: Chinese and Japanese California; 6. Syria on the Pacific: California as the Near/Middle East; 7. To Ancient East by Ocean United: The Pacific Northwest as Asia; II. The Modern West as the Orient (ca. 1920-2010)
  • 8. Lands of Enchantment: The Modern West as the Near/Middle East9. Another Place, Another Time: The Modern West as the Far East; 10. Full Circle: Imagining the Orient as the American West; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (362 p.)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Open Access
Isbn
9780874218114
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (EBL)801410
  • (OCoLC)764691768
  • (SSID)ssj0000606395
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11387171
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000606395
  • (PQKBWorkID)10582329
  • (PQKB)11768384
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC3442878
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse15308
  • (EXLCZ)992550000000070109
Label
Go east, young man : imagining the American West as the Orient, Richard V. Francaviglia, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Contents; Preface; Introduction: The Malleable Landscape; I. The Frontier West as the Orient (ca. 1810-1920); 1. The American Zahara: Into and Beyond the Great Western Plains; 2. In Praise of Pyramids: Orientalizing the Western Interior; 3. Chosen People, Chosen Land: Utah as the Holy Land; 4. Finding New Eden: The American Southwest; 5. The Far East in the Far West: Chinese and Japanese California; 6. Syria on the Pacific: California as the Near/Middle East; 7. To Ancient East by Ocean United: The Pacific Northwest as Asia; II. The Modern West as the Orient (ca. 1920-2010)
  • 8. Lands of Enchantment: The Modern West as the Near/Middle East9. Another Place, Another Time: The Modern West as the Far East; 10. Full Circle: Imagining the Orient as the American West; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (362 p.)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Open Access
Isbn
9780874218114
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (EBL)801410
  • (OCoLC)764691768
  • (SSID)ssj0000606395
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11387171
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000606395
  • (PQKBWorkID)10582329
  • (PQKB)11768384
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC3442878
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse15308
  • (EXLCZ)992550000000070109

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