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Blood and treasure : Daniel Boone and the fight for America's first frontier / Bob Drury and Tom Clavin.

Drury, Bob, (author.). Clavin, Thomas, (author.).

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  • ISBN: 9781432886592
  • ISBN: 1432886592
  • Physical Description: 623 pages (large print) : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 23 cm
  • Edition: Large print edition.
  • Publisher: Waterville, ME : Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company, 2021.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 595-620).
Formatted Contents Note:
The frontier. A patient pathfinder ; "The single nation to fear" ; The long hunters ; Into the Yadkin ; The Ohio country ; Kanta-Ke ; Braddock's folly ; Rebecca Bryan ; The Cherokee wars ; "Boone's surprise" -- The explorers. "An execrable race" ; Pontiac's demise ; By royal proclamation ; The gap ; The warrior's path ; "Without...even a horse or a dog" ; "A second paradise" ; Cold rain mixed with the tears -- The settlers. A white invasion ; Lord Dunmore's war ; Logan's lament ; Boone's trace ; A new world ; Revolution ; Kidnapped ; An Indian army ; Abandoned settlements ; "The best little Indian fight" -- The conquest. Taken ; Shel-tow-ee ; A mistrusted hero ; Prelude to a siege ; A haze of stinking sulfurous smoke ; "Widder maker" ; War in the west ; Boone's station ; The Moravian massacre ; Death at Blue Licks ; "Blood and treasure" -- Epilogue.
Summary, etc.:
"It is the mid-eighteenth century, and in the 13 colonies founded by Great Britain, anxious colonists desperate to conquer and settle North America's "First Frontier" beyond the Appalachian Mountains engage in a never-ending series of bloody battles. These violent conflicts are waged against the Native American tribes whose lands they covet, the French, and finally against the mother country itself in an American Revolution destined to reverberate around the world. This is the setting for this epic narrative of none other than America's first and arguably greatest pathfinder, Daniel Boone. This fast-paced and fiery narrative, fueled by contemporary diaries and journals, newspaper reports, and eyewitness accounts, is a stirring chronicle of the conflict over America's "First Frontier""-- From publisher.
Subject: Boone, Daniel, 1734-1820.
Boone, Daniel, 1734-1820.
Pioneers > Kentucky > Biography.
Explorers > Kentucky > Biography.
Indians of North America > Wars > 1750-1815.
Frontier and pioneer life > Kentucky.
Frontier and pioneer life > United States.
Large type books.
Large type books.
Frontier and pioneer life.
Indians of North America > Wars.
Territorial expansion.
United States > Territorial expansion.
United States > History > Revolution, 1775-1783 > Biography.
United States.
Genre: History.
Large type books.