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Steamboats in dakota territory, Transforming the Northern Plains, Tracy Potter, (ebook)

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Steamboats in dakota territory, Transforming the Northern Plains
Title
Steamboats in dakota territory
Title number
Transforming the Northern Plains
Statement of responsibility
Tracy Potter
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Language
eng
Summary
Steamboats transformed the Missouri Valley. Enterprising men like Joseph La Barge and Grant Marsh braved financial and mortal danger to reap fantastic profits from trade in furs and buffalo robes. But steamboats also brought smallpox, soldiers and settlers to the lands of Native Americans. Although they began as agents of commerce, steamboats came to represent confinement and war to Sitting Bull and his people. Railroads made Yankton, Bismarck and Fargo rise as ports for a few years and then drove steamboats out of business, ending an era filled with colorful characters and dramatic moments. Author Tracy Potter takes an in-depth look at the boats, trade and cultural and military relations between the United States and the native inhabitants of Dakota Territory
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Midwest
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Potter, Tracy
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Native American
  • Indians of North America
  • Transportation
  • State & Local - Midwest
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adult
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Steamboats in dakota territory, Transforming the Northern Plains, Tracy Potter, (ebook)
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1 online resource
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9781625857637
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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MWT11931687
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11931687
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MWT11931687
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Steamboats in dakota territory, Transforming the Northern Plains, Tracy Potter, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781625857637
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT11931687
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11931687
System control number
MWT11931687
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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