At a Glance


This gateway site provides a wealth of resources pertaining to the American West.

Professor, Catherine Lavender, College of Staten Island (CUNY)

WestWeb: Western Studies and Research Resources

This gateway offers a wide range of links to primary and secondary documents, bibliographies, maps, images, and other resources for the study and teaching of the American West. Its 31 topics include agriculture, economics, the environment, ethnicity, gender and sexuality, military history, political and legal history, religion, settlement, technology, and water. Also highlights six selected "outstanding sites."

Well-designed, comprehensive, and easy to navigate, the site also furnishes syllabi and additional teaching materials and suggestions.