Covered Wagon Women 5: Diaries and Letters from the Western Trails, 1852 The Oregon Trail (Covered Wagon Women)

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Subjects:

  • American history: c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Biography: general,
  • Women"s studies,
  • West (U.S.),
  • Overland journeys to the Pacif,
  • U.S. History - Westward Expansion,
  • Women In The U.S.,
  • Women pioneers,
  • History - U.S.,
  • United States - 19th Century/Old West,
  • History: American,
  • USA,
  • Overland journeys to the Pacific,
  • Women"s Studies - History,
  • History / United States / 19th Century,
  • Frontier and pioneer life,
  • United States - 19th Century,
  • Biography,
  • History

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ContributionsKenneth L. Holmes (Editor), David C. Duniway (Editor), Ruth Barnes Moynihan (Introduction)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7905908M
ISBN 100803272944
ISBN 109780803272941

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