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Across the Wide Missouri

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Synopsis:

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the Bancroft Prize. De Voto weaves a compelling story of the Rocky mountain fur trade during the 1830s, vividly showing how this frontier enterprise shaped the American West. (A Mariner Reissue)

Synopsis:

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the Bancroft Prize. Across the Wide Missouri tells the compelling story of the climax and decline of the Rocky Mountain fur trade during the 1830s. More than a history, it portrays the mountain fur trade as a way of business and a way of life, vividly illustrating how it shaped the expansion of the American West.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 425-436) and index.

About the Author

Bernard DeVoto (1897-1955), winner of the Pulitzer Prize, was a renowned scholar-historian of the American West and one of the country's greatest men of letters.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780395924976
Author:
DeVoto, Bernard
Publisher:
Mariner Books
Author:
DeVoto, Bernard
Author:
De Voto, Bernard Augustine
Location:
Boston :
Subject:
History
Subject:
United States - General
Subject:
United States - 19th Century/Old West
Subject:
Frontier and pioneer life
Subject:
United States - State & Local
Subject:
United States - 19th Century
Subject:
Middle west
Subject:
Fur trade
Subject:
Missouri river and valley
Subject:
West
Subject:
Fur trade -- West (U.S.) -- History -- 19th century.
Subject:
United States - State & Local - General
Subject:
West (U.S.) History To 1848.
Subject:
Miller, Alfred Jacob
Subject:
US History-19th Century
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
September 1998
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
480
Dimensions:
8.23x5.52x1.15 in. 1.00 lbs.

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History and Social Science » Americana » Frontier Life
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History and Social Science » Americana » Western States
History and Social Science » US History » 19th Century
History and Social Science » US History » General

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Product details 480 pages Mariner Books - English 9780395924976 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the Bancroft Prize. De Voto weaves a compelling story of the Rocky mountain fur trade during the 1830s, vividly showing how this frontier enterprise shaped the American West. (A Mariner Reissue)
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Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the Bancroft Prize. Across the Wide Missouri tells the compelling story of the climax and decline of the Rocky Mountain fur trade during the 1830s. More than a history, it portrays the mountain fur trade as a way of business and a way of life, vividly illustrating how it shaped the expansion of the American West.
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