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The Resource Frontiersman : Daniel Boone and the making of America, Meredith Mason Brown

Frontiersman : Daniel Boone and the making of America, Meredith Mason Brown

Label
Frontiersman : Daniel Boone and the making of America
Title
Frontiersman
Title remainder
Daniel Boone and the making of America
Statement of responsibility
Meredith Mason Brown
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Supported with copious maps, illustrations, endnotes, and a detailed chronology of Boone's life, Frontiersman provides a fresh and accurate rendering of a man most people know only as a folk hero--and of the nation that has mythologized him for over two centuries
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1940-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Brown, Meredith Mason
Dewey number
  • 976.9/02092
  • B
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
F454.B66
LC item number
B77 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Southern biography series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Boone, Daniel
  • Boone, Daniel
  • Boone, Daniel
  • Pioneers
  • Explorers
  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • Kentucky
  • Missouri
  • United States
Label
Frontiersman : Daniel Boone and the making of America, Meredith Mason Brown
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 287-341) and index
Contents
Old Boone -- Quakers in Pennsylvania, settlers in backcountry North Carolina -- Braddock's defeat: how not to fight Indians -- A good wife -- Long hunts -- Boone's first hunts in Kentucky -- Boone begins to open the wilderness: the first attempt to settle Kentucky -- Transylvania, the wilderness road, and the building of Boonesborough -- Dark and bloody ground: an introduction to Kentucky during the Revolutionary War -- The capture and rescue of the girls -- The Shawnees capture Boone -- Boone among the Shawnees -- The siege of Boonesborough -- Indian raids and the Battle of the Blue Licks -- White and Indians -- Trading and land speculation: master of all he surveyed? -- Living legend, shrinking fortune -- Out to Missouri -- Boone in Missouri -- Last days -- Life after death
Control code
ocn226966505
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxii, 375 p., [10] p. of plates
Isbn
9780807133569
Lccn
2008018153
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)226966505
Label
Frontiersman : Daniel Boone and the making of America, Meredith Mason Brown
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 287-341) and index
Contents
Old Boone -- Quakers in Pennsylvania, settlers in backcountry North Carolina -- Braddock's defeat: how not to fight Indians -- A good wife -- Long hunts -- Boone's first hunts in Kentucky -- Boone begins to open the wilderness: the first attempt to settle Kentucky -- Transylvania, the wilderness road, and the building of Boonesborough -- Dark and bloody ground: an introduction to Kentucky during the Revolutionary War -- The capture and rescue of the girls -- The Shawnees capture Boone -- Boone among the Shawnees -- The siege of Boonesborough -- Indian raids and the Battle of the Blue Licks -- White and Indians -- Trading and land speculation: master of all he surveyed? -- Living legend, shrinking fortune -- Out to Missouri -- Boone in Missouri -- Last days -- Life after death
Control code
ocn226966505
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxii, 375 p., [10] p. of plates
Isbn
9780807133569
Lccn
2008018153
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)226966505

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