Gentlemen on the Prairie : Victorians in Pioneer Iowa / by Curtis Harnack.

In the 1880s, the well-connected young Englishman William B. Close and his three brothers, having bought thousands of acres of northwest Iowa prairie, conceived the idea of enticing sons of Britain's upper classes to pursue the life of the landed gentry on these fertile acres. "Yesterday a...

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Online Access:Electronic book from EBSCO
Main Author: Harnack, Curtis, 1927-2013.
Format: eBook
Published:Iowa City : University of Iowa Press, 2011.
Series:Bur oak book.