Prairie Fever: British Aristocrats in the American West 1830-1890

Prairie Fever: British Aristocrats in the American West 1830-1890

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2012
ISBN
0393072398
ISBN13
9780393072396
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From the 1830s onward, a succession of well-born Britons headed west to the great American wilderness to find adventure and fulfillment. They brought their dogs, sporting guns, valets, and all the attitudes and prejudices of their class. Prairie Fever explores why the West had such a stron ...more

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Peter Pagnamenta is a writer and social historian who lives in London. He is the author of Sword and Blossom: A British Officer's Enduring Love for a Japanese Woman. ...more