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Author Fryer, Heather

Title Perimeters of democracy : inverse utopias and the wartime social landscape in the American West / Heather Fryer

Publ Info Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [2010]
 RWU Main Library  D769.8.G68 F79 2010    AVAILABLE
 URI  D769.8 G68 F79 2010    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  D769.8.G68 F79 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xi, 398 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Introduction : discovering the inverse-utopian West -- Beware of crafty bandits : enmification in the empire for liberty -- The great citizenship pantomime : politics and power in a barbed-wire democracy -- Cultivating dependency : economics and education in America's inverse utopias -- Tragic ironies : everyday life in an inverse utopia -- From barbed wire to bootstraps : freedom and community in Cold War America -- Termination of the Klamath reservation : from inverse utopia to Indian dystopia -- No camps for commies : the dual legacies of dissonance and dissidents
LC subject Government-controlled communities -- United States
World War, 1939-1945 -- United States
Internal security -- United States -- History -- 20th century
Klamath Indian Reservation (Or.) -- Social conditions -- 20th century
Los Alamos (N.M.) -- Social conditions -- 20th century
Topaz (Utah) -- Social conditions -- 20th century
Vanport (Or.) -- Social conditions -- 20th century
West (U.S.) -- Social conditions -- 20th century
ISBN 9780803220331 (cloth : alk. paper)
0803220332 (cloth : alk. paper)