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The Resource Entrepreneurs of the old West, David Dary ; pen-and-ink drawings by Al M. Napoletano

Entrepreneurs of the old West, David Dary ; pen-and-ink drawings by Al M. Napoletano

Label
Entrepreneurs of the old West
Title
Entrepreneurs of the old West
Statement of responsibility
David Dary ; pen-and-ink drawings by Al M. Napoletano
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Includes material on "traders, trappers, wagon freighters, merchants, cattlemen, railroadmen, town boosters, land promoters, speculators, and other profit-seekers."
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
338/.04/0978
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HC102.5.A2
LC item number
D37 1986
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Entrepreneurs of the old West, David Dary ; pen-and-ink drawings by Al M. Napoletano
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Maps on lining papers
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Foreword -- I. To Where There Was Little Water -- II. Over the Road to Santa Fe -- III. Along the Upper Missouri and Beyond -- IV. Traders and Indians -- V. When the Emigrants Started West -- VI. Along the Pacific Slope -- VII. Military Posts and Freighters -- VIII. Rush to the Rockies -- IX. The Civil War -- X. The Iron Horse Arrives -- XI. The Selling of the Great American Desert -- XII. The Business of Towns -- XIII. Into the Southwest -- XIV. The Desert Southwest -- Afterword -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index
Control code
ocm13124970
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
xi, 368 pages
Isbn
9780394524054
Lccn
85045590
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(Sirsi) i0394524055
Label
Entrepreneurs of the old West, David Dary ; pen-and-ink drawings by Al M. Napoletano
Publication
Note
Maps on lining papers
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Foreword -- I. To Where There Was Little Water -- II. Over the Road to Santa Fe -- III. Along the Upper Missouri and Beyond -- IV. Traders and Indians -- V. When the Emigrants Started West -- VI. Along the Pacific Slope -- VII. Military Posts and Freighters -- VIII. Rush to the Rockies -- IX. The Civil War -- X. The Iron Horse Arrives -- XI. The Selling of the Great American Desert -- XII. The Business of Towns -- XIII. Into the Southwest -- XIV. The Desert Southwest -- Afterword -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index
Control code
ocm13124970
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
xi, 368 pages
Isbn
9780394524054
Lccn
85045590
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(Sirsi) i0394524055

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