As big as the West : the pioneer life of Granville Stuart / Clyde A. Milner II and Carol A. O'Connor.

Granville Stuart (1834-1918) is a quintessential Western figure, a man whose adventures rival those of Wyatt Earp, Buffalo Bill, or Sitting Bull, and who embodied many of the contradictions of America's westward expansion. Stuart collected guns, herded cattle, mined for gold, and killed men he...

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Online Access:Electronic book from EBSCO
Main Author: Milner, Clyde A., II, 1948-
Other Authors: O'Connor, Carol A., 1946-
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published:Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009.
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Summary:Granville Stuart (1834-1918) is a quintessential Western figure, a man whose adventures rival those of Wyatt Earp, Buffalo Bill, or Sitting Bull, and who embodied many of the contradictions of America's westward expansion. Stuart collected guns, herded cattle, mined for gold, and killed men he thought outlaws. But he also taught himself Shoshone, French, and Spanish, denounced formal religion, married a Shoshone woman, and eventually became a United States diplomat. In this fascinating biography, Clyde A. Milner II and Carol A. O'Connor, co-editors of the acclaimed Oxford History of the Americ.
Physical Description:1 online resource (xvi, 430 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations, maps
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (pages 357-410) and index.
ISBN:0195127099
9780195127096
9780199722921
0199722927
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