The Plainsmen of the Yellowstone: A History of the Yellowstone Basin

By: Brown, Mark H.

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This rich and authoritative chronicle of the Yellowstone Basin covers a span of more than a century and half, from the 1740s, when the Verendrye brothers were seeking a route to the Western Sea, to the late nineteenth century and the days of the settlers who turned the prairie sod "wrong side up."

Here are names that have lived in history--William Clark, John Colter, Jedediah Smith, Custer, Crook, Terry--and others not so familiar: Francois Antoine Larocque, who explored the Yellowstone well in advance of Clark; Woman Chief, the Gros Ventre girl who became a renowned warrior; the shadowy outlaws of the Hole-in-the-Wall country of the Big Horns. Famous and infamous, renowned and obscure, the Indians, the trappers, the military, the cowboys, the vigilantes, the settlers are portrayed not as isolated figures but in relation to, and within, the history of this dramatic region.""""

Title: The Plainsmen of the Yellowstone: A History of the Yellowstone Basin

Author Name: Brown, Mark H.

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Publisher: University of Nebraska Press:

ISBN Number: 0803250266

ISBN Number 13: 9780803250260


Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: Z0803250266Z2

Description: 0803250266 Crisp, clean, unread paperback with light shelfwear to the covers and a publisher's mark to one edge - Nice!