Our landed heritage : the public domain, 1776-1936 / Roy M. Robbins.


Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [1962] .

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Subjects Public lands -- United States.
Public lands.
United States.
Description x, 450 pages, [1] leaf of plates : illustrations ; 21 cm
Copyright Date [1962]
©1942
Notes "A Bison Book."
"Bison Book edition reprinted from the Princeton University Press edition."
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The settler breaks the way. Founding the system -- The settler buys on credit -- Sectionalism -- Speculation and panic -- Preemption: a frontier triumph -- Land for the landless -- Free land and free soil -- The West welcomes the corporation. Luring the European -- Industry moves westward -- Industrial-agrarian alliance -- Slavocracy opposes free land -- Boom times and panic -- The corporation triumphs. The Republican victory -- The domain thrown wide-open -- Exploitation under the settlement laws -- Settlers vs. railroads -- Monopoly challenged -- Revision at last -- The government forces conservation. Rise of conservation -- Roosevelt forces the issue -- The West defiant -- Taft pushes on -- Conciliating the West -- Demise of the old domain.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)230197
(OCoLC)ocm00230197
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WorldCat Identities Robbins, Roy M.
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