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Anne Hyde

Anne Hyde

Anne Hyde, author of the prizewinning book Empires, Nations, and Families: A New History of the North American West, 1800-1860 Empires, Nations, and Families, which garnered the 2011 Bancroft Prize and was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, retells the story of the American West in the decades before the Civil War by focusing on the Native empires, trappers, traders, bankers, and politicians who built a global fur trade. Professor Hyde also edits the Western History Association's Western Historical Quarterly.