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The Resource The Old West, Stephen G. Hyslop

The Old West, Stephen G. Hyslop

Label
The Old West
Title
The Old West
Statement of responsibility
Stephen G. Hyslop
Title variation
National Geographic: The Old West
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Learn the stories of unforgettable characters who made the American West. The history starts with the early explorers who laid claim to the West, altering forever the lives and lands of the Native Americans. Illustrations and archival imagery illuminate the conquest by the Spanish and other Europeans, exploration by Americans, the land rushes by settlers, the Indian Wars, the gold rushes, cowboy culture, loggers, railroad builders, and more. Sidebars showcase fascinating figures and topics of the Old West, including: Annie Oakley, gunslinger and performer; the rise of the copper kings; 'Western' motion pictures; feuds between cowboys, ranchers, and sheep herders, and more
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
978/.02
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
Index
index present
LC call number
  • F591
  • F591
LC item number
  • .H995 2015
  • .H995 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
The Old West, Stephen G. Hyslop
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: The Louisiana Purchase and the Contest for the West -- Westward Expansion, 1803/1846 -- The Mexican War and the Gold Rush, 1846/1861 -- Preserving the Union and Spanning the Continent, 1861/1869 -- War for the Plains, 1870/1879 -- Law and Disorder, 1880/1889 -- Conclusion: The Last Frontiers, 1890/1912 -- What Became of Them?
Control code
sky277709059
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
320 pages
Isbn
9781426215568
Isbn Type
(hardcover deluxe edition : alkaline paper)
Lccn
2015013129
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps portraits
Label
The Old West, Stephen G. Hyslop
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: The Louisiana Purchase and the Contest for the West -- Westward Expansion, 1803/1846 -- The Mexican War and the Gold Rush, 1846/1861 -- Preserving the Union and Spanning the Continent, 1861/1869 -- War for the Plains, 1870/1879 -- Law and Disorder, 1880/1889 -- Conclusion: The Last Frontiers, 1890/1912 -- What Became of Them?
Control code
sky277709059
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
320 pages
Isbn
9781426215568
Isbn Type
(hardcover deluxe edition : alkaline paper)
Lccn
2015013129
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps portraits

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