The Far Western frontier, 1830-1860 (Book, 1956) [Hayden Memorial Library @ Citrus College]
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The Far Western frontier, 1830-1860

Author: Ray Allen Billington
Publisher: New York : Harper, [1956]
Series: New American nation series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [First edition]View all editions and formats
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This history presents a pageant of westward exploration, military conquest, commercial penetration, exploitation and settlement. It also considers the various types of frontiersmen, fur trappers, missionaries, Mormons, forty-niners, etc., and their types of adjustment to the new environment.
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Genre/Form: Erschließung (1830-1860)
History
Dust jackets (Binding)
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Billington, Ray Allen, 1903-1981.
Far Western frontier, 1830-1860.
New York, Harper [1956]
(OCoLC)576096907
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ray Allen Billington
OCLC Number: 485705
Description: 324 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: The Mexican borderlands --
The road to Sante Fe --
The era of the Mountain men --
The coming of the pioneers --
The overland trails --
Texas: Revolution and republic --
Manifest destiny --
The West in the Mexican War --
The California Gold Rush --
The miners' frontier moves Eastward --
The reuniting of East and West.
Series Title: New American nation series.
Responsibility: by Ray Allen Billington.
Local System Bib Number:
1610475867688_377367
991000076299705351

Abstract:

This history presents a pageant of westward exploration, military conquest, commercial penetration, exploitation and settlement. It also considers the various types of frontiersmen, fur trappers, missionaries, Mormons, forty-niners, etc., and their types of adjustment to the new environment.
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