Bent's Fort was a landmark of the American frontier, a huge private fort on the upper Arkansas River in present southeastern Colorado. Established by the adventurers Charles and William Bent, it stood until 1849 as the center of the Indian trade of the central plains. David Lavender's chronicle of these men and their part in the opening of the West has been conceded a place beside the works of Parkman and Prescott.
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"When formal trade was about to open, the camp crier stalked through the village and in stentorian bellows announced what everyone knew: the name of the trader and the sort of merchandise he brought ... Teljes értékelés elolvasása
THOSE BLOODY WATERS
THE TRAPPER FROM TAOS
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