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Commerce of the Prairies

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ISBN-10: 0806110597

ISBN-13: 9780806110592

Edition: Reprint 

Authors: Josiah Gregg, Max L. Moorhead, Marc Simmons

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Written as a scrupulously accurate guidebook to the prairies and as an authoritative account of the early Santa Fe trade, Commerce of the Prairieshas 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 attacks, buffalo hunts, and other early Western phenomena will delight all who wish to know the country as it was before the great herds of buffalo were slaughtered and the roving Indians confined to reservations, before the landscape was transformed by barbed wire, domestic cattle, plowed fields, and…    
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Book details

List price: $21.95
Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press
Publication date: 1/15/1974
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 514
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 1.16" tall
Weight: 1.562
Language: English

Max Moorehead was David Ross Boyd professor emeritus of history at the University of Oklahoma. He was the author of The Presidio:Bastion of the Spanish Borderlands and editor of Josiah Gregg's Commerce of the Prairies, both published by the University of Oklahoma Press.