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(Article of periodic en Anglais - 1992)

Document title

Plains boomers and the creation of the Great American Desert myth

published at : Creation of myth, invention of tradition in America

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

BALTENSPERGER B. H. ;

Abstract

The A. shows that the tradition of the desert of the Plains was invented and promoted by both Plains settlers and boomers in an attempt at self-justification and self-promotion. The promotion of the desert myth was so effective that, even today, Plains residents embrace the desert tradition

Source

Thematical fascicle

published at : Journal of historical geography / ISSN 0305-7488 / CODEN JHGEDP

Editor : Academic Press, London ; Academic Press, San Francisco, CA ; Academic Press, New York, NY - ROYAUME-UNI (1975)

Millesime : 1992, vol. 18, no 1 [pp. 59-73]

Bibliographic references : en notes

Language

Anglais

INIST-CNRS, Cote INIST : 19070

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