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Passing of the frontier [electronic resource] : a chronicle of the old West / Emerson Hough.

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  • ISBN: 9781620118627 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 1620118629 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource.
  • Publisher: [S.I.] : Duke Classics, c2012.

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General Note: "First published in 1918"--T.p. verso.
Formatted Contents Note: The frontier in history -- The range -- The cattle trails -- The cowboy -- The mines -- Pathways of the West -- The Indian wars -- The cattle kings -- The homesteader.
Summary, etc.: Midwesterner Emerson Hough nurtured a life-long interest in the Wild West, and after receiving his law degree, he set up shop as an attorney in a rural town in New Mexico. Based on his experiences in the region, he penned a series of histories of the Old West. This volume contains a series of insightful essays about the meaning of the frontier and the pioneer spirit.
Source of Description Note: Description based on online resource; title from EPUB title page (OverDrive viewed, June 14, 2012).
Subject: West (U.S.) > History.
Frontier and pioneer life > West (U.S.)
Vie des pionniers > √Čtats-Unis (Ouest)
√Čtats-Unis (Ouest) > Histoire.
Genre: Electronic books.

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