Chapter 17. Transients and Stickers: The Problem of Community in the American West

  1. William Deverell
  1. Anne Hyde

Published Online: 29 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470996478.ch18

A Companion to the American West

A Companion to the American West

How to Cite

Hyde, A. (2004) Transients and Stickers: The Problem of Community in the American West, in A Companion to the American West (ed W. Deverell), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470996478.ch18

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631213574

Online ISBN: 9780470996478

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Keywords:

  • transients;
  • stickers;
  • western communities;
  • military precision;
  • mormon communities

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Two Places

  • If Walls Could Talk: Western Communities

  • “Walls of Military Precision” or “Mud Castles”: The Traders' Communities of Fort Vancouver and Bent's Fort

  • Building for Eternity: Mormon Communities in Utah

  • Babylon At 10,000 Feet: Leadville's Mining Community