The Federal Landscape

[Ebook] ↠ The Federal Landscape  Author Gerald D. Nash –
  • Paperback
  • 224 pages
  • The Federal Landscape
  • Gerald D. Nash
  • English
  • 19 October 2018
  • 0816519889

About the Author: Gerald D. Nash

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The Federal Landscape The Vastness Of The American West Is Apparent To Anyone Who Travels Through It, But What May Not Be Immediately Obvious Is The Extent To Which The Landscape Has Been Shaped By The US Government Water Development Projects, Military Bases, And Indian Reservations May Interrupt The Wilderness Vistas, But These Are Only An Indication Of The Extent To Which The West Has Become A Federal Landscape Historian Gerald Nash Has Written The First Account Of The Epic Growth Of The Economy Of The American West During The Twentieth Century, Showing How National Interests Shaped The West Over The Course Of The Past Hundred Years In A Book Written For A Broad Readership, He Tells The Story Of How America S Hinterland Became The Most Dynamic And Rapidly Growing Part Of The Country The Federal Landscape Relates How In The Nineteenth Century The West Was Largely Developed By Individual Enterprise But How In The Twentieth Washington, DC Became The Central Player In Shaping The Region Nash Traces The Development Of This Process During The Progressive Era, World War I, The New Deal, World War II, The Affluent Postwar Years, And The Cold War Economy Of The S He Analyzes The Growth Of Western Cities And The Emergence Of Environmental Issues In The S, The Growth Of A Vibrant Mexican US Border Economy, And The Impact Of Large Scale Immigration From Latin America And Asia At Century S End Although Specialists Have Studied Many Particular Facets Of Western Growth, Nash Has Written The Only Book To Provide A Much Needed Overview Of The Subject By Addressing Subjects As Diverse As Public Policy, Economic Development, Environmental And Urban Issues, And Questions Of Race, Class, And Gender, He Puts The Entire Federal Landscape In Perspective And Shows How The West Was Really Won It Was The Federal Government That Determined The Pattern Of Farms In The Humid Regions, Built The Major Roads And Highways, And Fostered The Growth Of The Principle Cities In The West The Federal Government Built The Large Dams And Diverted Important River Systems Throughtout The West, Determined The Shape Of The Large Military Reservations And Their Environs, And Forced Native Americans To Occupy The Reservations On Which They Can Be Found Today The Government Is Largely Responsible For The Aerospace Complexes And Scientific Research Centers That Became So Important In The West During The Second Half Of The Twentieth Century In Short, The Federal Government Created A Federal Landscape In The West Gerald D Nash

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