PRAIRIE FEVER: British Aristocrats in the American West 1830-1890
From the 1830s on, Britons flocked to the wildernesses of the American West in search of adventure and fulfillment. Explores why this raw and nonhierarchical frontier had such a strong romantic appeal for the Victorians, and what the Americans made of them as they crossed the rugged continent. Illus.
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