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The California trail : an epic with many heroes

Author: George R Stewart
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, 1983, ©1962.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1841 and 1842 small groups of emigrants tried to discover a route to California passable by wagons. Without reliable maps or guides, they reached their destination only at great cost of property  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George R Stewart
ISBN: 0803291434 9780803291430
OCLC Number: 9392731
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: 1st ed. New York : McGraw-Hill, 1962.
Description: 339 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: '41 --
'42 --
'43 --
'44 --
'45 --
How they traveled --
Where they went --
'46 --
'47 --
'48 --
'49 --
'50 to '59 --
End of the trail.
Responsibility: by George R. Stewart.
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"This book will justifiably be acclaimed by both scholar and general reader. . . . The entire format of the book is superb."-American Historical Review

 
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