The Political History of the Public Lands

The Political History of the Public Lands : From 1840 to 1862; From Pre-Emption to Homestead (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Political History of the Public Lands: From 1840 to 1862; From Pre-Emption to Homestead The research was begun in a seminar at Harvard Univer sity in 1911, later expanding into a doctoral dissertation. Those who have profited by the stimulating scholarship, illuminating criticism, and the never-failing encouragement and courtesy of Professor Frederick J. Turner, will under stand the author's deep Obligation to him. He has blazed the way for those who seek to understand the significance of the West in American History. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical more

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  • Paperback | 302 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 16mm | 404g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243301138
  • 9780243301133