The Oregon Trail

The Oregon Trail

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Oxford University Press
The Oregon Trail is the gripping account of Francis Parkman's journey west across North America in 1846. After crossing the Allegheny Mountains by coach and continuing by boat and wagon to Westport, Missouri, he set out with three companions on a horseback journey that would ultimately take him over two thousand miles. His detailed description of the journey, set against the vast majesty of the Great Plains, has emerged through the generations as a classic narrative of one man's exploration of the American Wilderness.

About the Series: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classicshas made available the broadest spectrum of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, voluminous notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.

Publisher: Oxford [England] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008
ISBN: 9780199553921
Branch Call Number: 978.02 P231o 2008 TEEN
Characteristics: xxviii, 346 p. : map ; 20 cm
Additional Contributors: Rosenthal, Bernard 1934-

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