Women Of The Frontier

Author: Brandon Marie Miller
Publisher: Chicago Review Press
ISBN: 161374000X
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As white settlers gobbled up the lands of Native Americans and people of Spanish descent, the clash of cultures brought pain to many including Rachel Plummer and Cynthia Ann Parker, and spearheaded the work of Susette la Flesche and Sarah ...

Encyclopedia Of The Great Plains

Author: David J. Wishart
Publisher: U of Nebraska Press
ISBN: 9780803247871
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We know the drought eats money as well as hope, but there's no boom-bust to
accompany it. ... us feel the hope and despair of the homesteader and farmer in
the Great Plains, in this case, the prairie of Saskatchewan. ... After the box office
failure of his first talkie, The Taming of the Shrew (1929), costarring Mary Pickford
, his career ... And in Wild and Woolly (1917) and Knickerbocker Buckaroo (1919)
he erases altogether the boundaries that separate the cowboy from the clubman.

The Old Northwest

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freedom, a closeness to earth and weather, a familiarity with both tame and wild
animals. ... Soon afterward (attracting such homesteaders as the Stegners)
Whitemud became a town. ... He concludes that Whitemud itself "is an object
lesson in the naivete of the American hope of a new society. ... Thus, through the
sympathetic eyes of Stegner, Whitemud becomes symbolic of every village that
Europeans and their proud North American descendants forced upon the virgin

Raising Goats Naturally

Author: Deborah Niemann
Publisher: New Society Publishers
ISBN: 1550925431
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The book does a marvelous job in covering practical approaches to husbandry and how to avoid the pitfalls that novices often encounter. ---Jeannette Beranger, Research & Technical Programs Manager, American Livestock Breeds Conservancy .

The Prairie Romance Collection

Author: Lynn A. Coleman
Publisher: Barbour Publishing
ISBN: 160742844X
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Within this unique collection are nine stories of romance on the American Great Plains penned by nine different multi-published authors.

The Small Scale Poultry Flock

Author: Harvey Ussery
Publisher: Chelsea Green Publishing
ISBN: 1603582908
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This is a truly invaluable guide that will lead farmers and homesteaders into a new world of self-reliance and enjoyment.

Red River Valley Historical Review

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Life was hard for all Dakota homesteaders but for the Beine family, settling in a
new land was especially dificult. Led by a father who ... Getting lost in a prairie
blizzard, hearing ghosts in the bunk house, and taming wild horses were only ...
Hyla Hope Harder Tulsa, Oklahoma the Army was making considerable progress

My Antonia

Author: Willa Cather
ISBN: 9780395083567
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The reminiscences of a New York lawyer, Jim Burden, about his boyhood in Nebraska, particularly a young Bohemian girl named Antonia Shimerda, are set against the backdrop of the American assimilation of immigrants.

The Jumping Off Place

Author: Marian Hurd McNeely
Publisher: Courier Dover Publications
ISBN: 0486815684
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This 1930 Newbery Honor Book relates an exciting tale of adventure in which four orphaned children head for the South Dakota prairie, where they battle drought, squatters, and other challenges.

The Wild Wild West

Author: Peter Lyon
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Abilene was tame. ... Imagine: a peace officer in the Wild, Wild West who neither
drank nor gambled, who never used profanity or obscenity, who never killed to ...
experiment, become the representative of the homesteaders, the would- be
farmers, those who pinned their hopes on agriculture. ... He calculated that if he
could prove winter wheat to be a profitable crop he would be, as agent for the
prairies ...