ISBN-10:
0700606807
ISBN-13:
9780700606801
Pub. Date:
01/29/1995
Publisher:
University Press of Kansas
Ghost Settlement on the Prairie: A Biography of Thurman, Kansas

Ghost Settlement on the Prairie: A Biography of Thurman, Kansas

by Joseph V. Hickey

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ISBN-13: 9780700606801
Publisher: University Press of Kansas
Publication date: 01/29/1995
Series: Rural America Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 342
Product dimensions: 6.34(w) x 9.35(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
Foreword, by William Least Heat-Moon
Acknowledgments
1. The Common Currency of Common Folks
2. Transitory Myths and Enduring Monuments
3. Goers and Stayers: Thurman's Social Antecedents
4. An Unimportant Post Office Settlement
5. Steers Ate People: Thurman and the Great Western Cattle Boom
6. The Strong-Gould Feud and High Prairie
7. Upland Farmers and Their Hardscrabble Fortunes
8. The Golden Years: Cattle Barons and Country Folks
9. Reviving Settlements and Saving Souls
10. Waste and Solitary Places: Thurman Becomes Matfield Green
Notes
Index

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