With Golden Visions Bright Before Them, 2: Trails to the Mining West, 1849-1852

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$54.00
Publisher
University of Oklahoma Press
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Pages
488
Dimensions
7.2 X 10.1 X 1.7 inches | 2.5 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780806142845

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About the Author
Will Bagley (1950-2021) was an independent historian who wrote about overland emigration, frontier violence, railroads, mining, and the Mormons. Bagley published extensively over the years and is the author and editor of many books, articles, and reviews in professional journals. Bagley was the general editor of Arthur H. Clark Company's documentary history series KINGDOM IN THE WEST: The Mormons and the American Frontier. Bagley was a Wallace Stegner Centennial Fellow at the University of Utah and a Archibald Hanna Jr. Fellow in American History at Yale University's Beinecke Library. Blood of the Prophets: Brigham Young and the Massacre at Mountain Meadows has won numerous awards, including a Spur Award from Western Writers of America, the Bancroft History Prize from the Denver Public Library, Westerners International Best Book, and the Western History Association Caughey Book Prize for the most distinguished book on the history of the American West. So Rugged and Mountainous: Blazing the Trails to Oregon and California, 1812-1848 is the first of the two-volume Overland West: The Story of the Oregon and California Trails series.