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Long day's journey : the steamboat & stagecoach era in the northern West

Author: Carlos A Schwantes
Publisher: Seattle : University of Washington Press, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Schwantes gathers historical photos, advertisements, posters, and contemporary accounts to recreate one of the most colorful periods in the American West. 255 illustrations, 40 in color. --From publisher's description.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carlos A Schwantes
ISBN: 0295976918 9780295976914
OCLC Number: 41299270
Awards: Western History Association Joan Paterson Kerr Book Award, 2001.
Description: 408 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 26 x 27 cm
Contents: Golden years, 1831-1869 : Soft gold defines a distant land ; The way west by land and sea ; Oregon unbound, or the formative fifties ; The pulse of a continent ; Rocky Mountain gold fever ; Ho for Idaho! Steamboats to the gold country ; Via Shank's mare and stagecoach ; Long hauls overland: the freighters ; Contested terrain ; Ben Holladay builds a stagecoach empire ; Stagecoaching adapts to the frontier west ; Travail by stagecoach ; Navigating on a heavy dew ; The burdens of time and space ; Landscapes of the steamboat and stagecoach era --
Reconfiguring the west, 1869-1900 : Overland to Promontory and beyond ; Monopoly rules the empire of the Columbia ; Winding down the Missouri ; Sail, steam, and the rise of Seattle ; Symbols of an era --
Suggestions for further reading.
Responsibility: Carlos Arnaldo Schwantes.

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