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The Resource A rendezvous reader : tall, tangled, and true tales of the mountain men, 1805-1850, edited by James H. Maguire, Peter Wild, and Donald A. Barclay

A rendezvous reader : tall, tangled, and true tales of the mountain men, 1805-1850, edited by James H. Maguire, Peter Wild, and Donald A. Barclay

Label
A rendezvous reader : tall, tangled, and true tales of the mountain men, 1805-1850
Title
A rendezvous reader
Title remainder
tall, tangled, and true tales of the mountain men, 1805-1850
Statement of responsibility
edited by James H. Maguire, Peter Wild, and Donald A. Barclay
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The accounts of the mountain men are spun from the experiences of a nation moving westward: a trapper returns from the dead; hunters feast on buffalo intestines served on a dirty blanket; a missionary woman is astounded by the violence and vulgarity of the trappers' rendezvous. These are just a few of the narratives, tall tales, and lies that make up A Rendezvous Reader. The writers represented in this book include dyed-in-the-wool trappers, adventuring European nobles, upward-gazing Eastern missionaries, and just plain hacks who never unsheathed a Green River knife or traveled farther west than the Ohio River. What these writers have in common is that all helped create a uniquely American icon - the mountain man
Action
digitized
Biography type
contains biographical information
Dewey number
978/.02
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1940-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Maguire, James H
  • Wild, Peter
  • Barclay, Donald A
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • Fur trade
  • West (U.S.)
  • West (U.S.)
  • Fur traders
  • Trappers
  • Fur traders' writings, American
  • Trappers' writings, American
Label
A rendezvous reader : tall, tangled, and true tales of the mountain men, 1805-1850, edited by James H. Maguire, Peter Wild, and Donald A. Barclay
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 319-337) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Tall tales, amazing scenes, and trickery of the fur trade -- Heading for the mountains -- Trappers and their trade -- Mountain women -- Famous trappers -- Rendezvous -- Critics of the fur trade -- Indians -- Animals -- Missionaries -- Fur trappers in fiction -- Farewell to the mountain-man life
Control code
ocm44964200
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xix, 348 pages, [16] pages of plates)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780585159430
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)44964200
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
A rendezvous reader : tall, tangled, and true tales of the mountain men, 1805-1850, edited by James H. Maguire, Peter Wild, and Donald A. Barclay
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 319-337) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Tall tales, amazing scenes, and trickery of the fur trade -- Heading for the mountains -- Trappers and their trade -- Mountain women -- Famous trappers -- Rendezvous -- Critics of the fur trade -- Indians -- Animals -- Missionaries -- Fur trappers in fiction -- Farewell to the mountain-man life
Control code
ocm44964200
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xix, 348 pages, [16] pages of plates)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780585159430
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)44964200
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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