The Forgotten Founders: Rethinking The History Of The Old West
Author: Stewart L. Udall, David M. Emmons, David Emmons
Publisher: Island Press
Release Date: March 05, 2004
An exploration of the American West, making a case that the key players in the western settlement were the sturdy families who travelled great distances to set down communities. Instead of the wild west of films the text points to the settlers who wanted stability not aggression.