Utah in the Twentieth Century

Utah in the Twentieth Century The twentieth could easily be Utah s most interesting complex century yet popular ideas of what is history seem mired in the nineteenth One reason may be the lack of readily available writing on rec

  • Title: Utah in the Twentieth Century
  • Author: Brian Q. Cannon Jessie L. Embry
  • ISBN: 9780874217445
  • Page: 448
  • Format: Hardcover
  • The twentieth could easily be Utah s most interesting, complex century, yet popular ideas of what is history seem mired in the nineteenth One reason may be the lack of readily available writing on recent Utah history This collection of essays shifts historical focus forward to the twentieth, which began and ended with questions of Utah s fit with the rest of the natThe twentieth could easily be Utah s most interesting, complex century, yet popular ideas of what is history seem mired in the nineteenth One reason may be the lack of readily available writing on recent Utah history This collection of essays shifts historical focus forward to the twentieth, which began and ended with questions of Utah s fit with the rest of the nation In between was an extended period of getting acquainted in an uneasy but necessary marriage, which was complicated by the push of economic development and pull of traditional culture, demand for natural resources from a fragile and scenic environment, and questions of who governs and how, who gets a vote, and who controls what is done on and to the contested public lands Outside trade and a tourist economy increasingly challenged and fed an insular society Activists left and right declaimed constitutional liberties while Utah s Native Americans become the last enfranchised in the nation Proud contributions to national wars contrasted with denial of deep dependence on federal money the skepticism of provocative writers, with boosters eager for growth and reflexive patriotism somehow bonded to ingrained distrust of federal government.

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    1. Didn't find this one nearly as interesting as any if the other books I read this semester. All the issues it investigated seemed like such niche issues. None of which appealed to me much. I guess I'm a poor scholar.

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