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"The readings in this anthology -- the diaries of a trader and a missionary, the letter of a frontier housewife, the travel account of a wide-eyed young English tourist, the memoir of an escaped slave, and many others -- provide a ground-level view of the Old Northwest frontier. See other books in the series Ohio River Valley.
Title: THE OHIO FRONTIER: An Anthology of Early Writings
Illustrator: Reg. Price: $19.95
Publisher: University of Kentucky Press: 1996
ISBN Number: 0-8131-0979-5
ISBN Number 13: 9780813109794
Book Details: 248 pages, 6 x 9, illus, maps, paperback, University of Kentucky Press
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 109795
Description: The readings in this anthology-the diaries of a trader and a missionary, the letter of a frontier housewife, the travel account of a wide-eyed young English tourist, the memoir of an escaped slave, and many others-provide a ground-level view of the Old Northwest frontier.
"Readers will have a better comprehension of what it was like to live on the frontier and how extensive the hardships encountered by the first generation of settlers were." —Ohioana Quarterly
"The organization and pacing are excellent and the evolution of Ohio's nature becomes clear." —Register of the Kentucky Historical Society
"A revealing compilation of primary source materials describing Ohio's early history." —Journal of the Early Republic
"Foster collected many first-hand accounts of life of early Ohioans and assembled them thematically so readers could visualize the difficult transition of Ohio passing from a wilderness state to a setting of bustling towns connected by roads and canals and a thriving economy."—Northwest Ohio Quarterly
“A colorful tapestry of primary source readings from the early trans-Appalachian West.”—Ohio Valley History