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The American West in Bronze, 1850–1925
Thomas Brent Smith and Thayer Tolles; With contributions by Carol Clark, Brian Dippie, Peter H. Hassrick, Karen Lemmey, and Jessica Murphy

Themes of the American West have been enduringly popular, and The American West in Bronze features sixty-five iconic bronzes that display a range of subjects, from portrayals of the noble Indian to rough-and-tumble scenes of rowdy cowboys to tributes to the pioneers who settled the lands west of the Mississippi. Fascinating texts offer a fresh look at the roles that artists played in creating interpretations of the “vanishing West”—whether based on fact, fiction, or something in-between. These artists, including Charles M. Russell and Frederic Remington, embody a range of life experiences and artistic approaches. Some grew up in the West and based their artwork on first-hand experience, while others never set foot w...


2014   208 pp.  222 color illus.   -   Cloth ISBN: 9780300197433  $50.00
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The Bet
Paul Ehrlich, Julian Simon, and Our Gamble over Earth's Future
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Founders as Fathers
The Private Lives and Politics of the American Revolutionaries
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The Men Who Lost America
British Leadership, the American Revolution, and the Fate of the Empire
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The Papers of Benjamin Franklin, Vol. 41
Volume 41: September 16, 1783, through February 29, 1784
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"A Rich Spot of Earth"
Thomas Jefferson's Revolutionary Garden at Monticello
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The Snail Darter and the Dam
How Pork-Barrel Politics Endangered a Little Fish and Killed a River
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Who Speaks for the Negro?
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Robert Morris's Folly
The Architectural and Financial Failures of an American Founder
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Emerson's Protégés
Mentoring and Marketing Transcendentalism's Future
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For a Love of His People
The Photography of Horace Poolaw
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Gathering Together
The Shawnee People through Diaspora and Nationhood, 1600–1870
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The Declaration of Independence in Historical Context
American State Papers, Petitions, Proclamations, and Letters of the Delegates to the First National Congresses
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A Mere Machine
The Supreme Court, Congress, and American Democracy
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Originalism, Federalism, and the American Constitutional Enterprise
A Historical Inquiry
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The Citizen's Share
Reducing Inequality in the 21st Century
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Friend of the Court
On the Front Lines with the First Amendment
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The Making of the First World War
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1940
FDR, Willkie, Lindbergh, Hitler—the Election amid the Storm
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A Changing Wind
Commerce and Conflict in Civil War Atlanta
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GIs and Germans
Culture, Gender, and Foreign Relations, 1945–1949
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