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Title:
The American West in the nineteenth century : 255 illustrations from "Harper's weekly" and other contemporary sources
Author:
Grafton, John.
Publication Information:
New York : Dover Publications, [1992]

©1992
Physical Description:
vii, 199 pages : illustrations, map ; 30 cm
General Note:
Includes indexes.
Language:
English
Contents:
Introduction -- Hunting: the death of the buffalo -- The Gold Rush and the mining frontier -- Settling the West -- The railroads -- Cowboys and cattle -- Army life -- Scenes from the Indian Wars -- Indexes.
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Electronic Access:
Publisher description http://www.loc.gov/catdir/description/dover033/92015667.html
ISBN:
9780486273044
Format :
Book

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Compelling pictorial history of the American West, depicted in sharply rendered period illustrations and organized into seven basic categories: hunting, mining, settling the West, railroading, cowboys and cattle, army life and Indian wars. Extensive and informative captions.