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The disputed lands / Alexander B. Adams.


New York : Putnam, [1981] .
ISBN 0399125302, 9780399125300

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Subjects United States, West.
West (U.S.) -- History.
Description 470 pages ; 24 cm
Copyright Date [1981]
©1981
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 441-459) and index.
Contents pt. I. 1536-1803. Rumors of treasure -- New contestants -- Hope will not die -- Outposts on the coast -- The Americans come -- part II. 1804-45. The Americans look west -- Beyond the boundaries -- Outpost on the Pacific -- Casualty of war -- A time of change -- Growing ambitions -- Past the mountain barrier -- The trails become broader -- The missionaries come -- Learning the land -- part III. 1845-86. A time of expansion -- Marching to war -- The fruits of war -- Victory without glory -- Retreat and advance -- Stampede for wealth -- Government and justice -- Failures of government -- Violence and justice -- The stages roll -- Across the continent -- Blessings and a curse -- The war and the West -- Civilization advances -- The last spike -- After the railroad -- The dying frontier -- On the trail a final time.
Genre History.
Geographic Area West (U.S.)
Network Numbers (OCoLC)6378699
(OCoLC)ocm06378699
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WorldCat Identities Adams, Alexander B.
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