sod-house frontier, 1854-1890 a social history of the northern plains from the creation of Kansas & Nebraska to the admission of the Dakotas by Everett Newfon Dick

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Published by Johnsen Pub. Co. in Lincoln, Neb .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Frontier and pioneer life -- West (U.S.),
  • West (U.S.) -- History.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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Statementby Everett Dick.
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 550 p., [32] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages550
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21333301M

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