Ocean Savage – Elementary Sesquicentennial Essay Contest Winner
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Historians of the American West are indebted to the pioneering scholars of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries such as Frederick Jackson Turner, Walter Prescott Webb, and Herbert Eugene Bolton. Etulain gathers essays by contemporary historians on ten of these early writers to survey the evolution of a scholarly field.
Richard W. Etulain is professor emeritus of history at the University of New Mexico. Past president of both the Western Literature and the Western History Associations, he lives in Portland Oregon.
Etulian, W., Richard. Spring 2014 University of Nevada Press. University of Nevada Press. Spring 2014. 17 Apr. 2014
There's a basin, wrought of reason,
tortoise dry and clean of air
Where rivers hike to meet their fate,
get lost and disappear
Where Grand Adventure had a say
and different would prevail
And where only hardy life hangs on
to all that it entails... Read More