The Oregon Trail: Sketches of Prairie and Rocky-Mountain Life

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Little, Brown, 1900 - Frontier and pioneer life - 479 pages

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This narrative describes 23-year-old Parkman's travels west in with fellow Boston Brahmin Quincy Adams Shaw. Together they travel with settlers adventurers through the future states of of Nebraska ... Read full review

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Written in 1847, this is an eye witness account of the prairie and the natives who lived there. Unlike our romantic view of native life, this is somewhat disdainful, and yet he admires them in a way ... Read full review


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