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The Santa Fe Trail

Its History, Legends, and Lore

The Santa Fe Trail( )
Author: Dary, David
ISBN:978-0-375-40361-3
Publication Date:Nov 2000
Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Imprint:Knopf
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $30.00
Book Description:

From 1610, when the Spanish founded the city of Santa Fe, to the 1860s, when the railroad brought unprecedented changes: here is the full, fascinating story of the great Santa Fe Trail which ran between Missouri and Kansas and New Mexico--a lifeline to and from the Southwest for more than two centuries. Drawing from letters, journals, expedition reports, business records, and newspaper stories, David Dary--one of our foremost historians of the Old West--brings to life the people who...
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Book Details
Pages:400
Detailed Subjects: History / United States / 19Th Century
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.55 x 9.55 x 1.26 Inches
Book Weight:1.619 Pounds
Author Biography
Dary, David (Author)
David Dary is a writer, journalist, and social historian.

Dary worked for newspapers in Kansas and Texas early on in his career and eventually moved on to work for both CBS and NBC news. He then took the position of professor at the William Allan White School of Journalism at the University of Kansas.

The themes of Dary's books center on many aspects of life in the western United States. Dary has written Red Blood and Black Ink: Journalism in the Old West, Entrepreneurs of the Old West, and Seeking Pleasure in the Old West, which received a Western Writers of America Spur Award. He has also received a Cowboy Hall of Fame Wrangler Award and the Westerner's International Award for his book Cowboy Culture.

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