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The Santa Fe Trail

Author: R L Duffus
Publisher: Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, [1972]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First paperback editionView all editions and formats
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Now you can travel back in time a century and a half along this famous Trail. No one else has ever told so completely and so well the full, exciting story of this historic route, from the time of the Coronado to the coming of the railroad. Enjoy it as armchair reading and live again the great days of the open plains--yet this edition is now so accurate it will satisfy the careful scholar. J. Frank Dobie called this  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: R L Duffus
ISBN: 0826302351 9780826302359
OCLC Number: 309005
Description: 283 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: "Catch up! Catch up!" --
Dawn on the trail --
France finds the way --
"El viegero piake" --
Deserts and dungeons --
The trail makers --
Benton's "road" --
The prairie ports --
The red brother --
On the march --
A caravan enters Santa Fe --
War drums --
Path of empire --
Aftermath of conquest --
The dust thickens --
The great divide --
Trails of steel --
Recessional.
Responsibility: by R.L. Duffus.
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Now you can travel back in time a century and a half along this famous Trail. No one else has ever told so completely and so well the full, exciting story of this historic route, from the time of the Coronado to the coming of the railroad. Enjoy it as armchair reading and live again the great days of the open plains--yet this edition is now so accurate it will satisfy the careful scholar. J. Frank Dobie called this book the "best of this century on the subject; swift reading."

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