The Conquest of the American West

 
9780049730083: The Conquest of the American West

The saga of the West, "the most American part of America", has always fascinated. John Selby's book is a mammoth tour of the United States, concentrating on the colourful and the dramatic. In it are to be found the exploits of Daniel Boone, Meriwether Lewis, Kit Carson and John Fremont; the treks of the Mormons; the pioneer work of the mountain men, the missionaries and the miners; the subjugation of the Native Americans. Here too are the dramatic incidents of American history: The Alamo, the Bear Flag Revolt, the Fetterman Massacre, Custer's Last Stand, Wovoka's Ghost Dances and Wounded Knee.

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John Selby was a former soldier who turned to military history. Born in 1905, he was of an age to hear at first hand stories of the American West which instilled in him a fascination with American history. Among his other distinguished books are Stonewall Jackson, The Boer War, The Iron Brigade, The United States Cavalry and The United States Marine Corps.

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