by Douglas Brinkley
Theodore Roosevelt spent the day of July 1, 1908, the tenth anniversary of the Battle of San Juan Hill, creating forty-five national forests. In this biographical study of Theodore Roosevelt’s campaign to save hundreds of millions of acres of wilderness, Mr. Brinkley writes that “the forestry movement would be forced down his opponents’ throats.” Roosevelt’s intense love for nature was a conqueror’s love—triumphal Darwinism—and included a “blood lust” in hunting the wildlife he championed.
By Virginia Reed Murphy A Personal Narrative of the Overland Trip to California 1846-47 with Illustrations by Frederic Remington and others. The Donner story, in which eighty-three pioneers were snowbound in the Sierra Nevada mountains of California in 1846, is a prime example of the...
Images of African American Cavalry Campaigning in the American WestSoft cover collection of nine black and white 9" X 12" Buffalo Soldier Prints on acid free paper. A Tumble From The Trail A Halt To Tighten The Packs A Campfire Sketch The Sign Language Marching...
Author: Ike Blasingame "Here is one of the most gripping Western tales since Andy Adams' "The Log of a Cowboy" was published in 1903. The telling is considerably like Adams' - warm, human, flavorful. The author, a one-time Matador ranch cowboy, ...lived his story, and...