Re-viewing the Meaning of America's West: Five Images in Low and High Resolution

Gail McGrew Eifrig

Article Type: Article

Publication Date: 7/1/2004

Issue: Going West: The Americanization of America (Vol. 24, No 3, Summer, 2004)

In low resolution, we view the West in sometimes quaint, sometimes moving images. In higher resolution, we consider the not always benign meaning of the images. Undoing some of our western myth might show us just how limited is our vision and how great our need.

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