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Pacific Settlement - A discussion on the Western and Eastern Settlement theories in the Pacific Ocean By Martin Rait
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Pacific Settlement - A discussion on the Western and Eastern Settlement theories in the Pacific Ocean. Considers sea level change as a major factor in determining ease of settlement for the western... More > and Polynesian area of the Pacific. Suit students looking for a research idea or school report.< Less
Pacific Settlement discussion By Martin Rait
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Pacific Settlement - A discussion on the Western and Eastern Settlement theories in the Pacific Ocean. Considers sea level change as a major factor in determining ease of settlement for the western... More > and Polynesian area of the Pacific. Suit students looking for a research idea or school report.< Less
APPLES OF LIVERMORE and Settlement at Walker's Mills By Susan Dorman
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THE APPLES OF LIVERMORE with "Settlement at Walker's Mills" is a booklet containing historic information on two communities in the western mountains of Maine. By the author of THE GOD'S... More > CYCLE and Gott'im's Monster.< Less
The Discovery, Settlement and Present State of Kentucke (1784) By John Filson
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John Filson’s account of the geography and early history of Kentucky includes the first published story of the adventures of Daniel Boone, hunter, explorer, and frontiersman. The book is an... More > optimistic description of the region west of the Appalachians and south of the Ohio, where Filson had acquired large land holdings. Scarcely two years after a bloody British and Indian invasion in 1782, he portrayed Kentucky emergent as a natural paradise where peace, plenty, and security reigned. The work was among the first in a long tradition of rousing Western exploits associated with the continental migration of Americans. This edition includes the complete text of the first edition, some notes, a biographical sketch of John Filson, and a discussion of the editorial procedures. It also prints the “Map of Kentucke” published in 1784 along with the book.< Less
Heart of an Outlaw By Sandra Hall
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The dust settles and life continues in Gingerville. Mark Williams wrestles with personal demons he’d rather his friends not witness. His departure leaves a former lover, Fannie devastated and... More > vengeful towards the town and especially Veronica. She welcomes the aid of a very notorious and crafty criminal that has a hateful grudge against Caine. He means to destroy everything.< Less
Into the Wasteland By Todd Cates
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Jess Wade is a drifting cowboy. After rescuing an enigmatic ranch owner’s daughter from bandits, he is contracted to hunt down and kill a rogue general. General Jack Curtis has gone rogue and... More > leads a band of Mexican banditos pillaging and plundering the innocent towns and settlements in the southwest. Wade sets out on a journey up the Rio Grande and into the wasteland of the San Juan Mts. of Colorado to track down the general. But as his journey ensues, Wade learns that not everything is what it seems.< Less
Frontier Justice By J.E. Terrall
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In the west, when settlers across the plains to make a new life,law and order was slow in coming to the settlements and towns that sprung up on the prairie and in the western mountains. Frontier... More > Justice is a collection of western short stories about how justice was dispensed during those days when lawmen, judges, and courts were not always available. There are stories of citizens dispensing justice in the only what they knew. In one story a man attempts to bring law to a small town. Law officers were often limited to the town or county they served, bounty hunters often chased down the outlaws where other lawmen could not or would not go. The use of a bounty on the heads of the outlaws made this practice worth it as many criminals were captured by the bounty hunter. Although the stories in Frontier Justice are fictional, they show what it took to bring law and order to the frontier. This book is one of several books of short stories by J.E. Terrall about the taming of the West.< Less
The Free Rangers By Joseph Altsheler
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This is the fifth book in the Young Trailer series. Henry Ware and the rest of the Five are on a mission to prevent the Spanish from going to war with the settlements of Kentucky. Once again, the... More > renegade, Braxton Wyatt, is working with the Indians to try to destroy Kentucky. Francisco Alvarez, an ambitious Spanish subject, plans to make a war party with the Indians to destroy the Ketucky settlements. It is up to Henry, Paul Cotter, Shif'less Sol Hyde, Long Jim Hart, and Silent Tom Ross to prevent that war from happening.< Less
Pioneer Voices By Harry G. Enoch
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This work focuses on the first-hand accounts of men and women who came to Clark County, Kentucky during the early settlement period, 1775-1800. The accounts are drawn from the interviews conducted... More > by Rev. John D. Shane with aging pioneers in the 1840s and 50s. To make their stories accessible to modern readers, thirty-two interviews and one memoir were transcribed from microfilm and explanatory material was added. They describe their adventures coming out to this new country, America’s first western frontier, and many recounted their clashes with Indians, often in graphic detail. Shane recorded their stories in plain language that includes a wealth of valuable information about everyday life in the wilderness that was then Kentucky.< Less
These Things I Remember By margaret myers
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"These Things I Remember" describes the life of a learned man in a religious Jewish environment in Northeast Poland. Imbued from early childhood with a deep love of learning, he marries at... More > 15 then makes a career in the cloth and leather trades. His yearning for the Land of Israel takes him there twice to buy land for the people of his town.When his fourth son absconds from the Tsar's army and ends up in London, the father brings him a bride all the way from Poland - detailing his impressions of a foreigner's visit to London. He returns to Poland, is caught up in World War 1, goes into exile and is caught up in the Russian Revolution. Revision of the frontiers causes many problems but eventually back in Poland , his life in ruins, he dies in poverty. This book sheds extraordinary light on on Jewish life in the Pale of Settlement and on the reasons for the mass exodus of Jews to Western Europe, to America and to Palestine."< Less

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