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Figures in a western landscape : men and women of the northern Rockies

Author: Elizabeth Stevenson
Publisher: London : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2017.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"""Figures in a Western Landscape is an absolutely stunning book. A biographer's take on the story of the American West, it posits that the turns of history are based on people-major 'figures' who shape their time and place. In her sequence of biographical essays, Elizabeth Stevenson tells the story of the northern Rockies and, in particular, Montana, a state of mind even more than it is a state of the Union. As her  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Stevenson
ISBN: 9780203791912 0203791916
OCLC Number: 1003192487
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Chapter 1 The Soliloquies of Meriwether Lewis --
chapter 2 Fur Trapper --
chapter 3 Naturalist --
chapter 4 Trader and Priest --
chapter 5 Settlers --
chapter 6 Editor and Outlaw --
chapter 7 Soldiers --
chapter 8 Survivors --
chapter 9 Coppertown People --
chapter 10 Mr. Gibson and the Cowboy --
chapter 11 Who Was Calamity Jane? A Speculation --
chapter 12 Recollection and Renewal.
Responsibility: Elizabeth Stevenson.

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The northern Rocky Mountains and adjacent high plains were the last American West. This book tells the history of the region through the lives of 16 men and women - each of whom left behind his or  Read more...

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