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Land of the eagle : a natural history of North America

Author: Robert McCracken Peck
Publisher: New York : Summit Books, ©1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines the different attitudes of the settlers and the Native Americans and discusses how they helped shape the North American continent.
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Genre/Form: Pictorial works
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Peck, Robert McCracken, 1952-
Land of the eagle.
New York : Summit Books, ©1990
(OCoLC)647501034
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert McCracken Peck
ISBN: 067175596X 9780671755966
OCLC Number: 24106492
Description: 288 pages : color illustrations, maps ; 29 cm
Contents: Great encounter: Atlantic coast --
Confronting the wilderness: Canada and the great north woods --
Conquering the swamps: Florida and the southeast --
Across the sea of grass: Prairies and the great plains --
Into the shining mountains: Rockies --
Living on the edge: Desert southwest --
First and last frontier --
Alaska and the Pacific Northwest --
Searching for paradise: California and the Pacific coast --
Notes --
Selected bibliography --
Index.
Responsibility: Robert McCracken Peck.

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Examines the different attitudes of the settlers and the Native Americans and discusses how they helped shape the North American continent.

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