Frontiersman

Daniel Boone and the making of America

By Brown, Meredith M.

Publishers Summary:
Supported with copious maps, illustrations, endnotes, and a detailed chronology of Boone's life, Frontiersman provides a fresh and accurate rendering of a man most people know only as a folk hero--and of the nation that has mythologized him for over two centuries.

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ISBN
978-0-80713-356-9
Publisher
Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, c2008.


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Library Journal

Reviewed on August 15, 2008

Good biographies of Daniel Boone abound, the recent ones being Michael Lofaro's Daniel Boone: An American Life and Robert Morgan's Boone: A Biography, so Brown, a lawyer whose ancestors knew Boone quite well, sees no need to tread familiar biographical territory. Instead, he explores Boone's role in transforming the United States from a collection of English Colonies on the Atlanti...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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