Western USA - Understand Western USA & Survival Guide (Chapter)
This chapter contains the Understand Western USA, Western USA Today, History, The People, Native Americans, Western Cuisine, Arts & Architecture, The Land & Wildlife, Survival Guide, Directory and Transportation chapters from Lonely Planet’s Western USA guidebook.
All the info you need on everything from history, architecture and wildlife to flights, public transport, climate, money, the internet...you name it. Get hints on the gay and lesbian scene and tips for women travelers, kids and travelers with disabilities.
• a rundown on history, people and cultural events
• info on Western USA's architectural highlights
• comprehensive information on the landscape, including earthquakes in California and Arizona’s Grand Canyon
• full coverage for foodies
Coverage includes: Understand Western USA, Western USA Today, History – from the first Americans to modern technology, The People: Regional Identity, Population & Multiculturalism and Religion, Native Americans: Apache, Havasupai, Hopi, Hualapai, Navajo, Pueblo, Arts, Pottery & Basketry, Navajo Weaving, and Silver & Turquoise Jewelry, Western Cuisine: Staples & Specialties, Drinks, Beer, Craft & Local Beer, Wine, Wine Regions, Margaritas and Coffee, Arts & Architecture: Literature, Social Realism, Pulp Noir & Mysteries, Music, Rap & Hip-Hop, Grunge & Indie Rock, Film, Hollywood & Beyond, Westerns, TV, Architecture, Spanish Missions & Victorian Queens, Arts & Crafts and Art Deco, and Visual Arts, The Land & Wildlife: Geology & Earthquakes, Geology of the Grand Canyon, Wildlife, Animals, Reptiles & Amphibians, Birds, Migrations, California Condors & Bald Eagles, Mammals, Bears, Elk, Bighorn Sheep, Pronghorn Antelope and Environmental Issues, Survival Guide, Directory and Transportation.
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