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THE OHIO FRONTIER: An Anthology of Early Writings

By: Emily Foster, Editor

Price: $19.95

Publisher: University of Kentucky Press: 1996

Seller ID: 109795

ISBN: 0-8131-0979-5

Condition: 248 pages, 6 x 9, illus, maps, paperback, University of Kentucky Press


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.Reviews"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.&#... View more info