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The Resource Prairie fever : British aristocrats in the American West, 1830-1890, Peter Pagnamenta

Prairie fever : British aristocrats in the American West, 1830-1890, Peter Pagnamenta

Label
Prairie fever : British aristocrats in the American West, 1830-1890
Title
Prairie fever
Title remainder
British aristocrats in the American West, 1830-1890
Statement of responsibility
Peter Pagnamenta
Title variation
  • British aristocrats in the American West, 1830-1890
  • British aristocrats in the American West, eighteen thirty-eighteen ninety
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Recounts the lives and adventures of British aristocrats who explored and settled in the American West between 1830 and 1890, becoming landowners and making social adjustments to rub elbows with fur traders, Indians, and buffalo
Biography type
contains biographical information
Dewey number
978/.02
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
F596.3.B7
LC item number
P34 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Prairie fever : British aristocrats in the American West, 1830-1890, Peter Pagnamenta
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [299]-315) and index
Contents
Prologue: 1887 : Frontier Days -- pt. 1. Freedom for the Spirit -- Encircling Vastness -- Beyond the Mississippi -- Red Men and Blue Bloods -- Buffalo Dreams -- "Who would not go a'pleasuring!" -- pt. 2. Staking a Claim -- Private Paradise -- A Place for the Boys -- "Hail Britannia!" -- Cattle Lords -- "Land Grabbers" -- Epilogue: 1887
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xvii, 338 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780393072396
Lccn
2012000094
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • sky245716050
  • (OCoLC)755705004
  • 828836
Label
Prairie fever : British aristocrats in the American West, 1830-1890, Peter Pagnamenta
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [299]-315) and index
Contents
Prologue: 1887 : Frontier Days -- pt. 1. Freedom for the Spirit -- Encircling Vastness -- Beyond the Mississippi -- Red Men and Blue Bloods -- Buffalo Dreams -- "Who would not go a'pleasuring!" -- pt. 2. Staking a Claim -- Private Paradise -- A Place for the Boys -- "Hail Britannia!" -- Cattle Lords -- "Land Grabbers" -- Epilogue: 1887
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xvii, 338 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780393072396
Lccn
2012000094
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • sky245716050
  • (OCoLC)755705004
  • 828836

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