The Oregon trail [NOOK Book]

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The Oregon trail

This book, "The Oregon trail", by Francis Parkman, is a replication of a book originally published before 1918. It has been restored by human beings, page by page, so that you may enjoy it in a form as close to the original as possible.

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The Oregon trail

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Overview

The Oregon trail

This book, "The Oregon trail", by Francis Parkman, is a replication of a book originally published before 1918. It has been restored by human beings, page by page, so that you may enjoy it in a form as close to the original as possible.

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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940020156340
  • Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown and company
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition description: Digitized from 1886 volume
  • File size: 661 KB

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  • Posted May 12, 2009

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    A look at the American West that is unlike any other perspectives.

    Thomas Parkman paints a very clear and detailed picture of life among the Dakota Indians prior to the American Civil War. It is very intriguing to see what life was like and how this group of native americans and whites got along in the pre-civil war era. It also shows the thoughts of the time that helped to lead to the almost total annihilation of the Great Bison Herds of the Great Plains. I would recommend this book to anyone interested in getting a deeper understanding of the American West.

    4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 24, 2012

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    The app oregon trail is good i do not have this book

    2 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 23, 2011

    Terrible! Shouldn't buy it waste of money!

    Love it! Can't stop reading!

    1 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 20, 2001

    Telling it like it is

    I love old books the best because they really tell it like it is, before everyone started worrying about being politically correct. Francis Parkman killed buffalo for sport, thought Indians were second class citizens and pretty much lived the Oregon trail the way it was at the time, believing the things that a lot of people believed then. That is real history, like it or not. He seemed aware of what the white man was doing to the Indians but didn't seem too concerned, that is how it was lived back then. That's how I want to read it, not the Hollywood version. An awesome book!

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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