Nineteenth-Century American Literature and History: Trans-Mississippi West
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Introduction: Nineteenth-Century American Literature and History: Trans-Mississippi West
Nineteenth-Century American Literature and History provides a comprehensive study of the geographic area known as the Trans-Mississippi West, including the "Old Southwest" and Texas. It includes selected titles from Dr. J. Christian Bays bibliography Three Handfuls of Western Books, and other material with an emphasis on late 19th-century imprints. It is an invaluable resource for the study of 19th-century Americana.
Covering the end of the Civil War through the 1920s, this collection (Trans-Mississippi West) focuses on the geographic region beyond the Mississippi River. It includes a variety of primary source materials, from accounts of obscure frontier personalities to official government records.