The American West : living the frontier dream /
"Among humankind's great adventures was the settlement of the American west. James Arnold and Roberta Wiener look beyond legendary exploits and the romanticized image of the west to describe the daily life and practical concerns of pioneer settlers. They draw upon diaries and letters to sh...
Table of Contents:
- A Strange Fever Raging
- Work the Team all Day
- Fixed Up Very Nice
- We Need Protection and We Need it Now
- Ambition, Hope and Pride
- In the Evening an Express Arrived
- More Friends in Heaven than on Earth: Death on the Frontier
- Plenty Old Enough
- A Grand Fandango
- All Doing Their Duty
- Not a Very Brilliant Body: Frontier Government.