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Westward the Course of Empire

Lecture no. 1 from the course: The American West: History, Myth, and Legacy

Westward the Course of Empire

Taught by Professor Patrick N. Allitt | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses

What are some of the ways we think about the American West? How did this vast, fascinating region come into being, and how was it shaped by centuries of myth-making? What is it about westward expansion that has fascinated every generation of Americans? These and other questions are the topic of this introductory lecture.

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July 19, 2019

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November 3, 2018
Professor Allitt always brings new perspectives and insights to well-worn topics.

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