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The prairies of the Western states

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by Charles Lindsey

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Published by s.n.] in [Toronto? .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Charles Lindsey
SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series = CIHM/ICMH collection de microfiches -- no. 38218, CIHM/ICMH microfiche series -- no. 38218
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination2 microfiches (57 fr.).
Number of Pages57
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24431333M
ISBN 100665382189

Companion Book via Canada: Softcover, ISBN Publisher: Western Producer Prairie Books, Used - Good, Usually ships within 1 - 2 business days, Publisher: Western Producer Prairie Books Date of Publication: Binding: trade paperback Edition: Condition: Good Description: ISBN: , Minor creasing to either cover; bump and crease to the front cover bottom corner, shelf. Washington Irving was America’s first author-celebrity—one moccasined step ahead of James Fenimore Cooper, who gained fame for his Leatherstocking Tales, featuring frontier rifleman Natty Bumppo, his Indian foster brother, Chingachgook, and foster nephew Uncas, the “last of the Mohicans.”By the time Cooper first forayed into the literary frontier in , Irving had already introduced.

Map of the Black and Grand prairies of Texas: including the eastern and western Cross Timbers Names Hill, Robert Thomas, (Cartographer) A. Hoen & Co. (Lithographer) Geological Survey (U.S.) (Publisher) Collection. Maps of North America. Countries. United States (except New York) States. Texas. Dates / Origin Date Issued: (Inferred). Cancel free on most hotels. Get discounted rates on hotel reservations in Prairies, British Columbia with Take advantage of our last minute Prairies hotel deals & .

London - Henry G. Bohn, Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Two volumes bound in one of Irving's A Tour on the Prairies, a novel,and Emerson's Representative Men, a series of lectures. Bound in calf leather. Ralph Waldo Emerson ( ) was an American essayist, philosopher, poet, and leader of the transcendentalist movement in the early 19th. Josiah A. Gregg, an experienced trader on the plains of western North America, details here the caravan networks and exchange of goods across the vast prairie lands in the s and s. A detailed yet lively chronicle, Commerce of the Prairies takes the reader back to a bygone era. At a time before the automobile or interstate commerce Price Range: $ - $1,


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The American and Canadian Prairies are usually portrayed as one of two things: Either a desolate landscape inspiring ennui or a homely locale containing more genuine folk.

These novels prove that the Prairies hold anything but; From frontier westerns to psychological explorations of the self, these ten works assure that literature leaves no land—however barren—untouched. The formation of the North American Prairies started with the uplift of the Rocky Mountains near mountains created a rain shadow that resulted in lower precipitation rates downwind.

The parent material of most prairie soil was distributed during the last glacial advance that began aboutyears ago. The glaciers expanding southward scraped the landscape, picking up geologic. 'a classic in the literature of Western history' Josiah A. Gregg, an experienced trader on the plains of western North America, details here the caravan networks and exchange of goods across the vast prairie lands in the s and s.

A detailed yet lively chronicle, Commerce of the Prairies takes the reader back to a bygone era/5(32). Additional Physical Format: Lindsey, Charles, Prairies of the Western states.

Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors. This fictional book depicts the time on the plains after the Sioux and Cheyenne had been confined to reservations in the North Mid-West. Settlers had moved into the area near the reservations and the occasional up rising stemming from the life that the tribes were forced to live brought the settlers and Native Americans into physical conflict/5(50).

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The Canadian Prairies (usually referred to as simply the Prairies in Canada) is a region in Western includes the Canadian portion of the Great Plains and the Prairie Provinces, namely Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba. These provinces are partially covered by grasslands, plains, and lowlands, mostly in the southern northernmost reaches of the Canadian Prairies are less Location: Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba in Canada.

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Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Get this from a library. The emigrant's guide to the western states of America; or, Backwoods and prairies. [John Regan]. A Prairie Ride. Margaret Stewart Sibley.

Western States: Prairies, The. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, ed. Poems of Places: An Anthology in 31 Volumes. America. The Hunter of the Prairies. William Cullen Bryant ().

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Prairies cover almost million square miles of land in the U.S. Rainfall decreases as you move from east to west. Eastern prairies tend to be moister, while western prairies are usually drier the closer they get to desert areas. The climate of prairies is influenced greatly by their central location.

“Chris Helzer’s Ecology and Management of Prairies in the Central United States is an excellent guide for prairie managers, restorationists, and prairie enthusiasts. Helzer covers many more aspects of prairie biology and function than previous authors, including macro and micro organisms, plant communities, fire and herbivory, and the Brand: University of Iowa Press.

Commerce of the Prairies: Or, The Journal of a Santa Fé Trader, During Eight Expeditions Across the Great Western Prairies, and a Residence of Nearly Nine Years in Northern Mexico Volume 2 Gregg Josiah (Creator). For the French, Icelanders, and Chinese, unfavourable environmental conditions added to their desire to relocate.

The French had lived in other areas of North America before moving to the Canadian West. French migration to the Prairies came from eastern Canada, as.

InWashington Irving, recently returned from seventeen years’ residence abroad and eager to explore his own country, embarked on an expedition to the country west of Arkansas set aside for the Indians. A Tour on the Prairies is his absorbing account of that journey, which extended from Fort Gibson to the Cross Timbers in what is now Oklahoma.4/5(1).

Buy A Tour on the Prairies by Washington Irving online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 23 editions - starting at $ Shop now. Students will receive a "Prairies of the Midwest" study guide. Eco-test questions will be taken from the guide. Before the test, a short presentation including identification of prairie plants and animals will take place.

Students will learn to identify prairie plants and Size: KB. Irving then situates his readings of western culture and environment within these vignettes. His most telling account of prairie ecology focuses, for instance, on bees.

As Van Wyck Brooks pointed out, the coming of bees to the prairies was a recognized sign of westward advance: 'The bee hunter was a favourite character in many Western stories.'.Including History of New York, Salmagundi, and Tour of the Prairies.

Published by Thomas Y. Crowell & Co., New York and Boston. 8x5 inches, nicely bound in olive cloth, gilt titles, each section paginated separately. The Tour of the Prairies is an account of an s trek across Western America.

Great material on the Osage and Creek Rating: % positive.Written as a scrupulously accurate guidebook to the prairies and as an authoritative account of the early Santa Fe trade, Commerce of the Prairies has been a favorite of historians, ethnologists, naturalists, and collectors of Western Americana for generations.

But Gregg’s masterpiece is not for specialists alone: its vivid descriptions of desert mirages, wagon caravans, Indian alarms and.