One Side by Himself: The Life and Times of Lewis Barney, 1808-1894

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"What an astonishing life and what a remarkable biography. Lewis Barney's sojourn on the hard edge of the American frontier is a forgotten epic. Not only does this book tell of an amazing personal odyssey from his birth in upstate New York in 1808 to his death in Mancos, Colorado, in 1894, but Barney's tale represents a living evocation of some of the most significant themes in American history. Frederick Jackson Turner theorized that the frontier shaped our national character, but Lewis Barney's life stands as a testament ...

One Side by Himself: The Life and Times of Lewis Barney, 1808-1894 2002, Utah State University Press

ISBN-13: 9780874214277

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