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The Plains Across: The Overland Emigrants and the Trans-Mississippi West, 1840-60

Unruh, John David

ISBN 10: 0252006984 / ISBN 13: 9780252006982
Editorial: Univ of Illinois Pr, Urbana, IL, 1979
Condición: Near Fine Encuadernación de tapa dura
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565 pp, 56 black & white prints, paintings, sketches, & photographs, 9 maps, 10 tables. "It certainly must be the most comprehensive study ever made of overland emigration during the pioneer era of America's westward expansion. Based upon hundreds of diaries, letters, newspaper and periodical accounts, its richness of detail is extraordinary. . Bound to become a keystone work in the literature of the American West." DJ has light wear. Text clean. N° de ref. de la librería 006312

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Título: The Plains Across: The Overland Emigrants ...

Editorial: Univ of Illinois Pr, Urbana, IL

Año de publicación: 1979

Encuadernación: Cloth

Condición del libro:Near Fine

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Very Good

Edición: First Edition

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Synthesizes the phenomenon that sent a quarter of a million antebellum pioneers westward, focusing on the interactions between them.

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The most honored book ever released by the University of Illinois Press, The Plains Across was the result of more than a decade's work by its author. Here, on the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the opening of the Oregon Trail, is a paperback reissue that includes the notes, bibliography, and illustrations contained in the 1979 cloth edition.

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