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Brian W. Dippie
Brian W. Dippie is professor emeritus of history at the University of Victoria, British Columbia.
Dippie, Brian W.
Dippie, Brian W.
United States of America
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Discovered Lands, Invented Pasts: Transforming Visions of the American West
The most distinctive feature of what is called western American art is its rejection finally of the one thing westering always seemed to be about: change. In the nineteenth century change was implicit in every rendering of a western theme. If tree stumps represented progress to a pioneering people, so...