The lure of the land: a social history of the public lands from the Articles of Confederation to the New Deal

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University of Nebraska Press, 1970 - Business & Economics - 413 pages
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The author cites land as the crucial social factor in frontier history and traces the process of its transference from government to private ownership

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Land Precedents of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries
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The Early NineteenthCentury Land Program
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Surveying
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