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Cover -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Introduction -- PART I: INDIANS AND NON-INDIANS -- Coboway's Tale: A Story of Power and Places Along the Columbia -- Violence, Justice, and State Power in the New Mexican Borderlands, 1780-1880 -- Making "Indians" in British Columbia: Power, Race, and the Importance of Place -- PART II: RACE IN THE URBAN WEST -- Federal Power and Racial Politics in Los Angeles during World War II -- Race, Rhetoric, and Regional Identity: Boosting Los Angeles, 1880-1930' -- Recasting Identities: American-born Chinese and Nisei in the Era of the Pacific War -- PART III: ENVIRONMENT AND ECONOMY -- Tourism as Colonial Economy: Power and Place in Western Tourism -- Creating Wealth by Consuming Place: Timber Management on the Gifford Pinchot National Forest -- Politics Is at the Bottom of the Whole Thing": Spatial Relations of Power in Oregon Salmon Management -- Nature's Industries: The Rhetoric of Industrialism in the Oregon Country -- PART IV: GENDER IN THE URBAN WEST -- Lighting Out for the Territory: Women, Mobility, and Western Place -- Contributors -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W