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Author Naylor, Elaine, 1943-
Title Frontier boosters : Port Townsend and the culture of development in the American West, 1850-1895 / Elaine Naylor.
Imprint ©2014.
Montreal : McGill-Queen's University Press, 2014.

Author Naylor, Elaine, 1943-
Subject City promotion -- Washington (State) -- Port Townsend -- History -- 19th century.
City promotion -- Washington (State) -- Puget Sound Region -- History -- 19th century.
Economic development -- Washington (State) -- Port Townsend -- History -- 19th century.
Economic development -- Washington (State) -- Puget Sound Region -- History -- 19th century.
Urbanization -- Washington (State) -- Port Townsend -- History -- 19th century.
Urbanization -- Washington (State) -- Puget Sound Region -- History -- 19th century.
Port Townsend (Wash.) -- Economic conditions -- 19th century.
Port Townsend (Wash.) -- Social conditions -- 19th century.
Puget Sound Region (Wash.) -- Economic conditions -- 19th century.
Puget Sound Region (Wash.) -- Social conditions -- 19th century.
Description 1 online resource
Note Based on the author's thesis (doctoral)--York University, 1999, under title: It's going to be a place of commercial importance : frontier boosterism in Jefferson County, Washington, 1850-1890.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: The Culture of Development on the Frontier: Boosterism, Class, and Race, 1850-1895 -- 1 Euro-American Settlement and Economic Development, 1850-1870 -- 2 Port Townsend: "A Resort for 'Beachcombers' and Outlaws" -- 3 Booster Activism: Jefferson County, 1860-1880 -- 4 "The Great Notoriety of That Place": Reputation and Development in Jefferson County, 1858-1890 -- 5 "The Chinese Must Go," but in a Reputable Way: Development, Jefferson County, and Anti-Chinese Activism, 1870-1890 -- Conclusion: "Times [Got] Worse Instead of Getting Better": The End of Frontier Boosterism -- Appendix: Statistical Information.
ISBN 9780773591882 (electronic bk.)
0773591885 (electronic bk.)
9780773591899
0773591893
9780773543676
OCLC # 866048021
Additional Format Print version: Frontier boosters. (CaOONL)20139079920.


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