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- The Floating Press 2010; US$ 4.99
Historian, critic, and horticulturist Francis Parkman was renowned for his analytical acuity and narrative skill. In A Half Century of Conflict: France and England in North America, Volume 1, Parkman dissects and explains the tumult that surrounded the birth of the United States. This book is regarded as one of the highest literary achievements in... more...
- The Floating Press 1847; US$ 3.99
Take a trip back in time on the Oregon Trail. This series of non-fiction essays from Francis Parkman details life on the nineteenth-century American frontier, detailing the summer a young Parkman traveled through Nebraska, Wyoming, Colorado and Kansas. Along the way, the author spent time hunting and fishing, as well as participating in a buffalo hunt... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2000; US$ 16.95
The result of over forty years of passionate research, Montcalm and Wolfe is the epic story of Europe's struggle for dominance of the New World. Centuries of rivalry and greed between the great imperial powers culminated in five brutal years of war; resulted in the death of both generals, Louis de Montcalm and James Wolfe; and ultimately sowed the... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2000; US$ 14.95
René-Robert Cavelier de La Salle (1643-1687), one of the most legendary explorers of the New World, is best known for claiming the entire Louisiana Territory for France in 1682. Two years later, he was given the order to colonize and govern the great expanse of territory between Lake Michigan and the Gulf of Mexico. He set out from France with four... more...
- MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 3.99
The Oregon Trail: Sketches of Prairie and Rocky-Mountain Life (also published as The California & Oregon Trail) is a book written by Francis Parkman. It was originally serialized in twenty-one installments in Knickerbocker's Magazine (184749) and subsequently published as a book in 1849.The book is a breezy, first-person account of a 2 month... more...
- ReadHowYouWant 2006; US$ 3.99
The work discusses international politics as it unfolded in history. The earliest exploration expeditions of North America have been elucidated. It chronicles the early triumphs and the latter failure to colonize the area by the French. With minute historical details, this is a brilliant and engrossing work. more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 12.95
The classic account of one man?s journey into the wild American frontier. In the spring of 1846, Francis Parkman, a Harvard-educated Boston-born aristocrat, headed west to experience the untamed regions of America, to acquaint himself with the wild mountain men in the Rockies, and to visit the surviving Indian tribes before all were absorbed by... more...
- Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 8.99
The Oregon Trail is the gripping account of Francis Parkman's journey west across North America in 1846. After crossing the Allegheny Mountains by coach and continuing by boat and wagon to Westport, Missouri, he set out with three companions on a horseback journey that would ultimately take him over two thousand miles. In the course of his travels,... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2012; US$ 71.80
Revisit a world of conquest, exploration, and imperial adventure with this Modern Library eBook bundle that includes Edward Gibbon?s The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire , Francis Parkman?s Montcalm and Wolfe , William H. Prescott?s History of the Conquest of Mexico , and Theodore Roosevelt?s The Naval War of 1812 . THE DECLINE AND FALL... more...