Over the Edge

  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

  INTRODUCTION

 collapse sectionPART ONE—  IMAGINING THE WEST
 1—  Seeing and Being Seen:  Tourism in the American West
 2—  Toga! Toga!
 3—  Sacred and Profane:  Mae West's (re) Presentation of Western Religion
 4—  "I Think Our Romance Is Spoiled," or, Crossing Genres:  California History in Helen Hunt Jackson's Ramona and María Amparo Ruiz de Burton's The Squatter and the Don
 5—  A Westerner in Search of "Negro-Ness":  Region and Race in the Writing of Arna Bontemps

 collapse sectionPART TWO—  CROSSING BOUNDARIES
 6—  "Domestic" Life in the Diggings:  The Southern Mines in the California Gold Rush
 7—  Making Men in the West:  The Coming of Age of Miles Cavanaugh and Martin Frank Dunham
 8—  Changing Woman:  Maternalist Politics and "Racial Rehabilitation" in the U.S. West
 9—  Mobility, Women, and the West
 expand section10—  Plague in Los Angeles, 1924:  Ethnicity and Typicality
 expand section11—  The Tapia-Saiki Incident:  Interethnic Conflict and Filipino Responses to the Anti-Filipino Exclusion Movement
 12—  Race, Gender, and the Privileges of Property:  On the Significance of Miscegenation Law in the U.S. West
 13—  American Indian Blood Quantum Requirements:  Blood Is Thicker than Family

 collapse sectionPART THREE—  CREATING COMMUNITY
 14—  Crucifixion, Slavery, and Death:  The Hermanos Penitentes of the Southwest
 15—  "Pongo Mi Demanda":  Challenging Patriarchy in Mexican Los Angeles, 1830-1850
 16—  Japanese American Women and the Creation of Urban Nisei Culture in the 1930s
 17—  Competing Communities at Work:  Asian Americans, European Americans, and Native Alaskans in the Pacific Northwest, 1938-1947
 18—  Perceiving, Experiencing, and Expressing the Sacred:  An Indigenous Southern Californian View
 expand section19—  Dead West:  Ecocide in Marlboro Country
 expand section20—  La Frontera Del Norte

 expand sectionNotes
  CONTRIBUTORS
 expand sectionINDEX

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