Passing of the frontier [electronic resource] : a chronicle of the old West / Emerson Hough.
- ISBN: 9781620118627 (electronic bk.)
- ISBN: 1620118629 (electronic bk.)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource.
- Publisher: [S.I.] : Duke Classics, c2012.
|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).
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