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Author Milner, Clyde A., II, 1948-

Title As big as the West : the pioneer life of Granville Stuart / Clyde A. Milner II and Carol A. O'Connor.

Publication Info. Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009.

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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 430 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations, maps
text file
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 357-410) and index.
Contents Show your hand -- Moving west -- Partners in a new land -- Stampedes -- Ties to the nation -- Brothers apart -- An opportunity with cattle -- Home on a contested range -- Stranglers -- A harsh business -- Second life -- outliving the frontier -- Epilogue: A room full of diaries.
Summary Granville Stuart (1834-1918) is a quintessential Western figure, a man whose adventures rival those of Wyatt Earp, Buffalo Bill, or Sitting Bull, and who embodied many of the contradictions of America's westward expansion. Stuart collected guns, herded cattle, mined for gold, and killed men he thought outlaws. But he also taught himself Shoshone, French, and Spanish, denounced formal religion, married a Shoshone woman, and eventually became a United States diplomat. In this fascinating biography, Clyde A. Milner II and Carol A. O'Connor, co-editors of the acclaimed Oxford History of the Americ.
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Subject Stuart, Granville, 1834-1918.
Stuart, Granville, 1834-1918.
Stuart, Granville, 1834-1918.
Pioneers -- Montana -- Biography.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Subject Frontier and pioneer life -- Montana.
Frontier and pioneer life.
Ranchers -- Montana -- Biography.
Ranch life -- Montana -- History.
Ranch life.
Gold miners -- Montana -- Biography.
Gold miners.
Politicians -- Montana -- Biography.
Montana -- Gold discoveries.
Gold mines and mining.
Montana -- History.
Montana -- Biography.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author O'Connor, Carol A., 1946-
Other Form: Print version: Milner, Clyde A., 1948- As big as the West. Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009 (DLC) 2008011980
ISBN 0195127099 (alkaline paper)
9780195127096 (alkaline paper)
9780199722921 (electronic book)
0199722927 (electronic book)
Standard No. 9786611868215