Great West

Great West

by David Sievert Lavender
     
 

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The Great West is a sweeping history of the commissioned expeditions, failed settlements, and land speculation that conquered the American West. A noted historian of the region and a dramatic storyteller, Lavender portrays the moments and movements that shaped the growing United States, from the founding of provisional governments to the laying of the railroadsSee more details below

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The Great West is a sweeping history of the commissioned expeditions, failed settlements, and land speculation that conquered the American West. A noted historian of the region and a dramatic storyteller, Lavender portrays the moments and movements that shaped the growing United States, from the founding of provisional governments to the laying of the railroads.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780828103039
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date:
02/29/2000
Series:
American Heritage Library Series
Pages:
468
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.30(h) x 1.15(d)

Meet the Author

David Lavender has written more than thirty histories, novels, and young adult books about the American West, including The Way to the Western Sea and One Man's West.

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