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Wednesday’s Book Review: “Historians of the American Frontier”


Historians of the American Frontier: A Bio-Bibliographical Sourcebook. Edited by John R. Wunder. (Greenwood Press, Westport, Connecticut, 1988. Pp. viii, 827. Bibliography, index. ISBN 0-313-24899-0, $75.00.) I have been asked recently by several people what they should know about the … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s Book Review: “Astoria & Empire”


Astoria & Empire. By James P. Ronda. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1990. Historians of the American West have long studied the path-breaking establishment of Astoria as a fur-trading post on the Columbia River in 1811 and its short history … Continue reading

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