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Author Billington, Ray Allen, 1903-1981.

Title The Far Western frontier, 1830-1860 / by Ray Allen Billington
Edition [First edition]
Published New York : Harper & Row, 1956


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Description xix, 324 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations
Series The New American nation series
New American nation series.
Contents The Mexican borderlands -- The road to Santa Fe -- The era of the mountain men -- The coming of the pioneers -- The overland trails -- Texas: revolution and republic -- Manifest destiny -- The West in the Mexican War -- Mormons move westward -- The California gold rush -- The miners' frontier moves eastward -- The reuniting of East and West
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index
Bibliography Includes bibliography
Subject Frontier and pioneer life -- United States.
Frontier and pioneer life -- West (U.S.)
West (U.S.) -- History -- 1848-1860.
West (U.S.) -- History -- To 1848.
United States -- Territorial expansion.
West (U.S.) -- History.
LC no. 56009665
ISBN 0061330124 (paperback)