Westward Vision: The Story of the Oregon Trail

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WESTWARD VISION
The Story of the Oregon Trail

David Lavender with illustrations by Marian Ebert

University of Nebraska Press 1963 Lincoln & London

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page v
  • Contents vii
  • Prologue to the Bison Book Edition: A Sense of Place ix
  • Prologue: the Long Quest 3
  • One - Dreamers & Schemers 7
  • 3 - The Great River Ourigan 50
  • Two - The Route That Didn't Work 87
  • 7 - The First Mountain Men 105
  • 8 - The Ordeal of the Astorians 119
  • 9 - Rediscovery 146
  • Three - The Gateway 187
  • 11 - The British Barrier 206
  • 13 - Salvation Bound 226
  • Four Sunbonnets 267
  • 15 - Sky of Brass, Earth of Iron 287
  • 17 - The Fever Catches 305
  • 18 - God's Gadfly 344
  • 20 - Trail's End 359
  • Bibliography and Acknowledgments 401
  • General Bibliography 402
  • Index 413
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