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People of the West

Author: Dayton Duncan
Publisher: Boston : Little, Brown and Company, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Tells the stories of fifteen men and women whose individual experiences provide a representative picture of life during the formative years of the American West.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dayton Duncan
ISBN: 0316196274 9780316196277 0316196339 9780316196338
OCLC Number: 33245006
Notes: "Based on the public television series The West."
Description: vii, 120 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: Sweet Medicine --
Cabeza de Vaca --
Kit Carson --
Narcissa Whitman --
Mariano Guadalupe Vallejo --
William Swain --
"John Chinaman" builds a railroad --
Teddy Blue Abbott --
Uriah and Mattie Oblinger --
Chief Joseph --
Emmeline Wells --
Pap Singleton --
Buffalo Bird Woman and Wolf Chief.
Responsibility: by Dayton Duncan ; with in introduction by Stephen Ives and Ken Burns.

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One of three volumes which accompany a television series called "The West". Focusing on the people of the West, this text considers what life was like there before the arrival of settlers from  Read more...

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