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I would highly recommend this book to anyone interested in the history of the migration.
Parkman went on to become one of the most prominent American historians of the 19th century, writing particularly about the French in America.
Parkman was a talented story teller who used vivid and descriptive language to paint a picture of the frontier for his readers.
OK read. Was not sure if the author really knew his subject. Seems he did have some connection with subject but not a compelling presentation.Published 3 days ago by Joe F French
Easy to read but I wish there were maps to show where things were located.Published 2 months ago by Mary Mal
Very enjoyable to read if you like historical books like this.Published 2 months ago by Amazon Customer
“The Oregon Trail: Sketches of Prairie and Rocky Mountain Life”, by Francis Parkman
Parkman was among the premier chroniclers of American Indian life and culture during... Read more
For one with an interest in the Wild West of the mid 1800's, this is a remarkable journal. The read can be a bit of a task because Parkman's incredible vocabulary uses many words... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Jude24
Flowing, elegant, superbly written triptych of a western foray 70 years after our nation's founding and less than 20 years before the civil war. Read morePublished 2 months ago by John Morris
This is an amazing story. How true it is, you will have to decide for yourself. It is a must read for anyone interested in Native American culture (warts and all) before it was... Read morePublished 2 months ago by John J. Konner