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Puget's Sound : a narrative of early Tacoma and the southern Sound

Author: Murray Morgan
Publisher: Seattle : University of Washington Press, 2003.
Series: Columbia Northwest classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : English : Columbia Northwest classics edView all editions and formats
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A classic regional history of southern Puget Sound in Washington State

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Murray Morgan
ISBN: 0295983035 9780295983035
OCLC Number: 52071052
Notes: Originally published: Seattle : University of Washington Press, ©1979.
Description: xii, 360 pages, [32] pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 23 cm.
Contents: ForewordThe Eyes of DiscoveryThe Eyes of ExploitationThe Eyes of EmpireThe Engineer and the IndiansThe Quaker, the Boomer, and the RailroadThe Gap is Closed"Bore, Bennett, Bore"The Chinese Must Go"Instant TacomaThe Uses of AdversityAbsentees and HometownersOne Man's TacomaAcknowledgmentsNotes on SourcesIndex
Series Title: Columbia Northwest classics.
Responsibility: Murray Morgan ; with a new foreword by William L. Lang.

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This lively history recounts Tacoma's story from the arrival of Vancouver in 1792 to the establishment of Fort Lewis in 1916. Like so many other towns, Tacoma thought of itself as the 'City of Read more...

 
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