Across the Wide Missouri

Across the Wide Missouri

Author: Bernard De Voto

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 0395924979

Category: History

Page: 450

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Presents a study of the Rocky Mountain fur trade and its impact on westward expansion
Across the Wide Missouri
Language: en
Pages: 450
Authors: Bernard De Voto
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998 - Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Presents a study of the Rocky Mountain fur trade and its impact on westward expansion
Western Film Highlights
Language: en
Pages: 213
Authors: Henryk Hoffmann
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-07-11 - Publisher: McFarland

Westerns may have had their heyday, but they remain popular. The greatest films from 1914, when The Squaw Man and The Virginian were among the genre’s best, through 2001, when American Outlaws and Texas Rangers were tops, are the subject of this work. For each year, the author names the
The Tainted Gift
Language: en
Pages: 180
Authors: Barbara Alice Mann
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009 - Publisher: ABC-CLIO

For the first time, an accomplished scholar offers a painstakingly researched examination of the United States' involvement in deliberate disease spreading among native peoples in the military conquest of the West. * Chapters focusing on four charges of deliberate disease spreading among Native American peoples * An extraordinary collection of
Indians and Emigrants
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: Michael L. Tate
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-08-04 - Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press

In the first book to focus on relations between Indians and emigrants on the overland trails, Michael L. Tate shows that such encounters were far more often characterized by cooperation than by conflict. Having combed hundreds of unpublished sources and Indian oral traditions, Tate finds Indians and Anglo-Americans continuously trading
Damballah
Language: en
Pages: 205
Authors: John Edgar Wideman
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998 - Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Traces the experiences of a Black family from just after the Civil War to the radical sixties