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The Resource Lions of the West : heroes and villains of the westward expansion, Robert Morgan

Lions of the West : heroes and villains of the westward expansion, Robert Morgan

Label
Lions of the West : heroes and villains of the westward expansion
Title
Lions of the West
Title remainder
heroes and villains of the westward expansion
Statement of responsibility
Robert Morgan
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Traces the lives of 10 Americans who played significant roles in the country's westward expansion
Summary
Chronicles the lives of Americans who influenced the development of the Western frontier, including Thomas Jefferson, Kit Carson, and Sam Houston
Tone
Writing style
Biography type
collective biography
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10016314
Cataloging source
DLC
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1944-
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Morgan, Robert
Dewey number
978/.02
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • United States
  • West (U.S.)
  • Pioneers
  • Pioneers
  • Presidents
Target audience
adult
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heroes and villains of the westward expansion
Label
Lions of the West : heroes and villains of the westward expansion, Robert Morgan
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"A Shannon Ravenel Book."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Brief chronology of the westward expansion era -- Presidents and vice-presidents before the Civil War -- Prologue : the empire for liberty -- Thomas Jefferson : he sees the elephant -- Andrew Jackson : Old Hickory at the Bend -- John Chapman : apples and angels -- David Crockett : comedian and martyr, his life and death -- Sam Houston : the president who loved to dance -- James K. Polk : Young Hickory keeps a diary -- Winfield Scott : Old Fuss and Feathers goes to the mountain -- Kit Carson : taking Boone's Trace to the Pacific -- Nicholas Trist : the search for a father voice -- Epilogue : John Quincy Adams : Old Man Eloquent
Control code
ocn712124022
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxiii, 497 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9781565126268
Lccn
2011023832
Other physical details
ill., maps, ports.
System control number
(OCoLC)712124022
Label
Lions of the West : heroes and villains of the westward expansion, Robert Morgan
Publication
Note
"A Shannon Ravenel Book."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Brief chronology of the westward expansion era -- Presidents and vice-presidents before the Civil War -- Prologue : the empire for liberty -- Thomas Jefferson : he sees the elephant -- Andrew Jackson : Old Hickory at the Bend -- John Chapman : apples and angels -- David Crockett : comedian and martyr, his life and death -- Sam Houston : the president who loved to dance -- James K. Polk : Young Hickory keeps a diary -- Winfield Scott : Old Fuss and Feathers goes to the mountain -- Kit Carson : taking Boone's Trace to the Pacific -- Nicholas Trist : the search for a father voice -- Epilogue : John Quincy Adams : Old Man Eloquent
Control code
ocn712124022
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxiii, 497 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9781565126268
Lccn
2011023832
Other physical details
ill., maps, ports.
System control number
(OCoLC)712124022

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