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The Resource The pioneers : the heroic story of the settlers who brought the American ideal West, David McCullough

The pioneers : the heroic story of the settlers who brought the American ideal West, David McCullough

Label
The pioneers : the heroic story of the settlers who brought the American ideal West
Title
The pioneers
Title remainder
the heroic story of the settlers who brought the American ideal West
Statement of responsibility
David McCullough
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Tells the story of how the Northwest Territory was settled by dauntless pioneers, including Massachusetts minister Manasseh Cutler; Revolutionary War veteran General Rufus Putnam; Cutler's son Ephraim; and two other men, one a carpenter turned architect, and the other a physician who became a prominent figure in American science. Drawn from a rare collection of diaries and letters by the key figures"--Page 4 of cover
Member of
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McCullough, David G
Dewey number
977
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
F483
LC item number
.M48 2019b
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
Thorndike Press large print popular and narrative nonfiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cutler, Manasseh
  • Cutler, Ephraim
  • Putnam, Rufus
  • Barker, Joseph
  • Hildreth, Samuel P.
  • United States.
  • Pioneers
  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • Ohio River Valley
  • Ohio River Valley
  • Marietta (Ohio)
Target audience
adult
Label
The pioneers : the heroic story of the settlers who brought the American ideal West, David McCullough
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 265-314) and 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
Part I. 1878-1794. The Ohio country ; Forth to the wilderness ; Difficult times ; Havoc -- Part II. 1795-1814. A new era commences ; The Burr conspiracy ; Adversities aplenty -- Part III. 1815-1863. The cause of learning ; The travelers ; Journey's end
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Extent
331 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781501168703
Lccn
2018057066
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1079400726
  • 1503780
  • 2001175
  • 2022892
  • 2081320
  • 2023474
  • (OCoLC)1079400726
  • 1503780
  • 2001175
  • 2022892
  • 2081320
  • 2023474
  • 3318846
Label
The pioneers : the heroic story of the settlers who brought the American ideal West, David McCullough
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 265-314) and 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
Part I. 1878-1794. The Ohio country ; Forth to the wilderness ; Difficult times ; Havoc -- Part II. 1795-1814. A new era commences ; The Burr conspiracy ; Adversities aplenty -- Part III. 1815-1863. The cause of learning ; The travelers ; Journey's end
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Extent
331 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781501168703
Lccn
2018057066
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1079400726
  • 1503780
  • 2001175
  • 2022892
  • 2081320
  • 2023474
  • (OCoLC)1079400726
  • 1503780
  • 2001175
  • 2022892
  • 2081320
  • 2023474
  • 3318846

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