Title

The "New" Western History Stillborn

Publication Date

9-1-1994

Document Type

Article

Abstract

Focuses on the author's belief that the new social history is dying and that its belated offshoot, the `new' western history was stillborn. Alienation of readers as a result of the abstruse prose style used by social historians; Failure of the 1970s generation to produce narrative syntheses that the educated public can read and understand; Emphasis on the environment; Work of Progressive frontier historians.

Publication Title

Historian

Volume

57

Issue

1

First Page

201

Last Page

208

DOI

10.1111/j.1540-6563.1994.tb01341.x

Version

pre-print (pre-refereeing), post-print with embargo

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