Seven Trails West

Seven Trails West

Book - 1996
Average Rating:
Rate this:
Baker & Taylor
Describes the passages of seven American expeditions that eventually led to the settlement of the West, including the Lewis and Clark expedition, the building of the transcontinental railroad, and the Mormon Trail

Perseus Publishing
Seven Trails West tells many stories in one; the epic tale of determined men and women (some of them famous trailbreakers, some little known); the lures that attracted these pragmatic dreamers to the West; and the ordeals and disappointments they overcame along the way. Richly illustrated with archival photos, paintings, maps, and documents, this exhilarating book offers the general reader a vivid overview of the western trail network that bound an immature nation together and provided an armature for later development. By turns an inspiring and disturbing account, Seven Trails West explores the virtues and vices, the triumphs and failures of the greatest voluntary mass migration in history. The critical yet still little-known role played by the trails in this migration is vital for understanding how America came to be.


Publisher: New York : Abbeville Press, [1996]
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©1996
ISBN: 9781558597822
1558597824
Branch Call Number: 978.02 Pe 1996
Characteristics: 252 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 20 x 26 cm

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

There are no comments for this title yet.

Age

Add Age Suitability

There are no ages for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number

Recommendations

Subject Headings

  Loading...

Find it at KHCPL

  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top