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The Mountain Men: How the West Was Won
     

The Mountain Men: How the West Was Won

by Bill Harris
 

The pioneering mountain men entered the uncharted American wilderness with nothing but their wits, their survival skills, and what few tools they could carry along with them. Yet just a short time later, they had already established a booming fur trade, a thriving and unique rural culture, and legendary characters like Jim Bridger and Kit Carson. Thrilling and

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The pioneering mountain men entered the uncharted American wilderness with nothing but their wits, their survival skills, and what few tools they could carry along with them. Yet just a short time later, they had already established a booming fur trade, a thriving and unique rural culture, and legendary characters like Jim Bridger and Kit Carson. Thrilling and educational, and packed with hundreds of full-color photographs, The Mountain Men details every facet of the extraordinary history and lifestyle of these remarkable men, including their weapons, their traps and methods, the culture they developed, their cuisine, and their encounters with Native Americans.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781616086169
Publisher:
Skyhorse Publishing
Publication date:
05/15/2012
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
7.75(w) x 10.00(h) x 8.10(d)

Meet the Author

Bill Harris is an authority on American history, and a former journalist for The New York Times.

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