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The Resource The Oregon Trail : an American saga, David Dary

The Oregon Trail : an American saga, David Dary

Label
The Oregon Trail : an American saga
Title
The Oregon Trail
Title remainder
an American saga
Statement of responsibility
David Dary
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A history of the Oregon Trail follows the route used by fur traders, mountain men, farmers, gold hunters, entrepreneurs, and others who made their way west, offering stories about the hardships and triumphs of the massive migration
Writing style
Award
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2004.
  • Western Heritage Award for Outstanding Nonfiction Book, 2005.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
156047
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Dary, David
Dewey number
978/.02
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
F597
LC item number
.D37 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Oregon National Historic Trail
  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • West (U.S.)
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
an American saga
Label
The Oregon Trail : an American saga, David Dary
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 361-391) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The exploration of Oregon -- Astoria -- Discovering the Oregon Trail -- John McLoughlin and the missionaries -- The American occupation of Oregon -- The emigrants of 1843 -- Self-rule and more emigrants -- Fifty-four Forty or fight -- The year of decision -- New Zion, more emigrants, and a massacre -- A lull before the rush -- The Gold Rush of 1849 -- The hectic year of 1850 -- The changing road -- More change and civil war -- Decline of the Trail -- Rebirth of the Trail -- Appendix A: Historic landmarks -- Appendix B: Cutoffs and other roads
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiv, 414 pages
Isbn
9780375413995
Lccn
2004046512
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
54685532
Label
The Oregon Trail : an American saga, David Dary
Publication
Distribution
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 361-391) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The exploration of Oregon -- Astoria -- Discovering the Oregon Trail -- John McLoughlin and the missionaries -- The American occupation of Oregon -- The emigrants of 1843 -- Self-rule and more emigrants -- Fifty-four Forty or fight -- The year of decision -- New Zion, more emigrants, and a massacre -- A lull before the rush -- The Gold Rush of 1849 -- The hectic year of 1850 -- The changing road -- More change and civil war -- Decline of the Trail -- Rebirth of the Trail -- Appendix A: Historic landmarks -- Appendix B: Cutoffs and other roads
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiv, 414 pages
Isbn
9780375413995
Lccn
2004046512
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
54685532

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