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Frontiersman : Daniel Boone and the making of America

Author: Meredith Mason Brown
Publisher: Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, ©2008.
Series: Southern biography series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Supported with copious maps, illustrations, endnotes, and a detailed chronology of Boone's life, Frontiersman provides a fresh and accurate rendering of a man most people know only as a folk hero--and of the nation that has mythologized him for over two centuries.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Brown, Meredith Mason, 1940-
Frontiersman.
Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, ©2008
(DLC) 2008018153
(OCoLC)226966505
Named Person: Daniel Boone; Daniel Boone; Daniel Boone; Linda Barr; Daniel Boone; Daniel Boone; Daniel Boone
Material Type: Biography, Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Meredith Mason Brown
ISBN: 9780807134580 0807134589 0807146250 9780807146255
OCLC Number: 299041928
Description: 1 online resource (xxii, 375 pages, [10] pages of plates) : illustrations, maps.
Contents: Old Boone --
Quakers in Pennsylvania, settlers in backcountry North Carolina --
Braddock's defeat: how not to fight Indians --
A good wife --
Long hunts --
Boone's first hunts in Kentucky --
Boone begins to open the wilderness: the first attempt to settle Kentucky --
Transylvania, the wilderness road, and the building of Boonesborough --
Dark and bloody ground: an introduction to Kentucky during the Revolutionary War --
The capture and rescue of the girls --
The Shawnees capture Boone --
Boone among the Shawnees --
The siege of Boonesborough --
Indian raids and the Battle of the Blue Licks --
White and Indians --
Trading and land speculation: master of all he surveyed? --
Living legend, shrinking fortune --
Out to Missouri --
Boone in Missouri --
Last days --
Life after death.
Series Title: Southern biography series.
Responsibility: Meredith Mason Brown.

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Supported with copious maps, illustrations, endnotes, and a detailed chronology of Boone's life, Frontiersman provides a fresh and accurate rendering of a man most people know only as a folk hero--and of the nation that has mythologized him for over two centuries.

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