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Prairie fever : how British aristocrats laid claim to the American West

Author: Peter Pagnamenta
Publisher: London : Duckworth, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Prairie Fever explores why the West had such a strong romantic appeal for them at a time when their inherited wealth and passion for sport had no American equivalent.

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Pagnamenta
ISBN: 9780715643723 071564372X 9780715645338 0715645331
OCLC Number: 794296291
Description: 1 volume
Contents: Machine generated contents note: Prologue: 1887-Frontier Days --
pt. I Freedom For The Spirit --
1. Encircling Vastness --
2. Beyond the Mississippi --
3. Red Men and Blue Bloods --
4. Buffalo Dreams --
5."Who Would Not Go A'Pleasuring!" --
pt. II Staking A Claim --
6. Private Paradise --
7.A Place for the Boys --
8."Hail Britannia!" --
9. Cattle Lords --
10."Land Grabbers" --
Epilogue: 1887.
Responsibility: Peter Pagnamenta.

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A remarkable new book * Daily Mail * Pagnamenta tells this story with verve and style ... in a book that is a constant delight * Wall Street Journal * Deeply researched and finely delivered * Read more...

 
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