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A life wild and perilous : mountain men and the paths to the Pacific / Robert M. Utley.

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Record details

  • ISBN: 0805033041
  • ISBN: 9780805033045
  • Physical Description: xv, 392 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps (some color) ; 25 cm
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Henry Holt and Co., 1997.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"A John Macrae book."
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 297-313) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Colter and Drouillard: continental crossing -- Colter and Drouillard: mountain man prototypes -- Robinson, Hobback, and Reznor: doomed trio -- Jedediah Smith: atypical mountain man -- Jedediah Smith: South Pass and the Siskadee -- Etienne Provost: l'homme des montagnes -- Jedediah Smith: California, Oregon, and the Cimarron -- Ewing Young: Gila trails to California -- Joe Walker: the Great Basin and the Sierras -- Bill Sublette: struggle of the fur giants -- Warren Ferris: trapper as cartographer -- Tom Fitzpatrick: missionaries to Oregon -- Jim Bridger: end of an era -- Kit Carson: mapping the way west -- Joe Meek and Doc Newell: trappers as colonists -- Kit Carson: the continent spanned -- Jim Bridger: filling in the map.
Summary, etc.:
Includes material on John Colter and George Drouillard, Edward Robinson, John Hoback and Jacob Reznor, Jedediah Smith, Etienne Provost, Ewing Young, Joe Walker, Bill Sublette, Warren Ferris, Tom Fitzpatrick, Kit Carson, Joe Meek and Doc Newell, and Jim Bridger.
Action Note:
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Subject: Frontier and pioneer life > West (U.S.)
Pioneers > West (U.S.) > Biography.
Trappers > West (U.S.) > Biography.
Fur traders > West (U.S.) > Biography.
Fur trade > West (U.S.) > History.
Overland journeys to the Pacific.
Fur traders > West (U.S.) > Biography.
Discoveries in geography.
Frontier and pioneer life.
Fur trade.
Fur traders.
Overland journeys to the Pacific.
Pioneers > Biography.
Trappers > Biography.
Fur traders > Biography.
Overland journeys to the Pacific.
West (U.S.) > History > To 1848.
West (U.S.) > Discovery and exploration.
United States, West.
West (U.S.) > History.
Genre: Biography.