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John Sutter and a wider West

Author: Kenneth N Owens; John Augustus Sutter
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Demythologizing Sutter while giving him a secure place in western history, this collective portrait presents revisionist scholarship. This volume begins with Sutter's own account of his American  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Aufsatzsammlung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
John Sutter and a wider West.
Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©1994
(OCoLC)988395392
Named Person: John Augustus Sutter; John Augustus Sutter; John August Sutter; John August Sutter
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kenneth N Owens; John Augustus Sutter
ISBN: 0803235607 9780803235601
OCLC Number: 28926770
Notes: Based on a series of public lectures, the Sutter lectures, presented by California State University, Sacramento, in cooperation with the Sacramento History and Science Division.
Includes text of an autobiographical article by J.A. Sutter which was originally published in The argonaut in 1878.
Description: x, 138 pages : illustrations, map ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. General Sutter's Diary / Johann August Sutter --
2. John Augustus Sutter, Wilderness Entrepreneur / Howard R. Lamar --
3. John A. Sutter and the Indian Business / Albert L. Hurtado --
4. John Sutter: A Biographical Examination / Iris H.W. Engstrand --
5. John Sutter and the Natural World / Richard White --
6. John Sutter: Prototype for Failure / Patricia Nelson Limerick.
Responsibility: edited by Kenneth N. Owens.
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