America's western frontiers; the exploration and settlement of the Trans-Mississippi West [by] John A. Hawgood.


[1st American ed.].. New York, Knopf, 1967.

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Subjects Frontières -- États-Unis.
Geschichte.
Mittlerer Westen.
United States, West.
West (U.S.) -- History.
Description xxiii, 440, x pages illustrations, facsimiles, maps, portraits 25 cm
Copyright Date 1967.
Notes "Published in slightly different form in Great Britain as The American West."
Bibliographical footnotes. "Bibliographic note": pages 422-440.
National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum Western Heritage Award for nonfiction, 1968.
Summary Includes information on the discovery of gold in California, the Pony Express, missions and missionaries in California, stagecoaches, transcontinental railroad, et cetera.
Contents Overland Exploration of North America (to 1800) -- Imperialism on the Pacific (to 1800) -- Exploring and Exploiting the Louisiana Purchase -- Fur Traders and Trappers of the Far West -- Breaking the Wagon Trails West -- By Land and Sea to El Dorado -- The Mining Boom Moves Inland -- The Revolution in Western Transportation -- The Indian Problem and Its Solution -- The Cowmanʼs Frontier -- Land for the Farmer -- The End of the West? Twentieth-Century Frontiers.
Genre History.
Geographic Area West (U.S.)
Network Numbers (OCoLC)478534
(OCoLC)ocm00478534
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Hawgood, John A. 1905-1971.
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