Jedediah Smith: No Ordinary Mountain Man

Jedediah Smith: No Ordinary Mountain Man

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by Barton H Barbour
     
 

Mountain man and fur trader Jedediah Smith casts a heroic shadow. He was the first Anglo-American to travel overland to California via the Southwest, and he roamed through more of the West than anyone else of his era. His adventures quickly became the stuff of legend. Using new information and sifting fact from folklore, Barton H. Barbour now offers a fresh look at

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Overview

Mountain man and fur trader Jedediah Smith casts a heroic shadow. He was the first Anglo-American to travel overland to California via the Southwest, and he roamed through more of the West than anyone else of his era. His adventures quickly became the stuff of legend. Using new information and sifting fact from folklore, Barton H. Barbour now offers a fresh look at this dynamic figure.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780806140117
Publisher:
University of Oklahoma Press
Publication date:
05/08/2009
Series:
Oklahome Western Biographies Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
5.80(w) x 8.60(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

Contents

List of Illustrations,
Series Editor's Preface,
Acknowledgments,
Introduction,
1. Jedediah Smith's Background,
2. Bitter Lessons,
3. Ashley & Smith,
4. The Southwest Expedition,
5. Jedediah Smith and the Californios,
6. "The Folly of Men in Power",
7. The Northwest Expedition from California to the Umpqua River,
8. From the Umpqua Massacre to the End of the Trail,
Epilogue. "The Things of Time": An Assessment of Jedediah Smith,
Appendix A. Accounts of Smith's Death,
Appendix B. Smith's Probate Records,
Bibliographic Essay,
Index,

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