Last edited by Gujas
Thursday, April 23, 2020 | History

1 edition of The year of decision, 1846 found in the catalog.

The year of decision, 1846

Bernard De Voto

The year of decision, 1846

  • 190 Want to read
  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Houghton Mifflin Co. in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mexican War, 1846-1848,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Bernard DeVoto
    The Physical Object
    Pagination538 p.
    Number of Pages538
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26910398M
    OCLC/WorldCa4378444


Share this book
You might also like
Anythig Book Blank Large

Anythig Book Blank Large

Model-Driven Development of Advanced User Interfaces

Model-Driven Development of Advanced User Interfaces

Statistics in criminology and criminal justice

Statistics in criminology and criminal justice

Aramaic (Syriac) grammar

Aramaic (Syriac) grammar

Early music hall in Bristol

Early music hall in Bristol

The evolution of self-government in the colonies

The evolution of self-government in the colonies

A solemne and seasonable warning to the noble-men, barons, gentlemen, burrows, ministers, and commons of Scotland

A solemne and seasonable warning to the noble-men, barons, gentlemen, burrows, ministers, and commons of Scotland

Talk, Talk

Talk, Talk

day in a childs life

day in a childs life

Two years before the mast and other voyages

Two years before the mast and other voyages

Suggestions for developing a comprehensive awards program for the business department.

Suggestions for developing a comprehensive awards program for the business department.

Gamma ray spectrometer maps, Wollaston Lake, Saskatchewan

Gamma ray spectrometer maps, Wollaston Lake, Saskatchewan

The year of decision, 1846 by Bernard De Voto Download PDF EPUB FB2

Year of Decision tells many fascinating stories of the U.S. explorers who began the western march from the The year of decision to the Pacific, from Canada to the annexation of Texas, California, and the southwest lands from Mexico.

It is the penultimate book of a trilogy which includes Across the Wide Missouri (for which DeVoto won both the Pulitzer and Bancroft prizes) and/5.

Year of Decision tells many fascinating stories of the U.S. explorers who began the western march from the Mississippi to the Pacific, from Canada to the annexation of Texas, California, and the southwest lands from Mexico.

It is the penultimate book of a trilogy which includes Across the Wide Missouri (for which DeVoto won both the Pulitzer and Bancroft prizes) and The Course of Empire/5(78). The Year Of Decision, - Kindle edition by DeVoto, Bernard. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Year Of Decision, Cited by:   Year of Decision tells many fascinating stories of the U.S. explorers who began the western march from the Mississippi to the Pacific, from Canada to the annexation of Texas, California, and the southwest lands from Mexico.

It is the penultimate book of a trilogy which includes Across the Wide Missouri (for which DeVoto won both the Pulitzer and Bancroft prizes) and The Course of Empire.5/5(1).

The Year Of Decision: by Bernard DeVoto and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Read the full-text online edition of The Year of Decision, ().

Home» Browse» Books» Book details, The Year of Decision, The Year of Decision, By Bernard Devoto. No cover image. The Year of Decision, By Bernard Devoto. Read preview. The Year of Decision, Year of Decision tells many fascinating stories of the U.S. explorers who began the western march from the Mississippi to the Pacific, from Canada to the annexation of Texas, California, and the southwest lands from Mexico.

It is the penultimate book of a trilogy which includes Across the Wide Missouri (for which DeVoto won both the Pulitzer and Bancroft prizes) and The Course of Empire. Year of Decision tells many fascinating stories of the U.S. explorers who began the western march from the Mississippi to the Pacific, from Canada to the annexation of Texas, California, and the southwest lands from Mexico.

It is the penultimate book of a trilogy which includes Across the Wide Missouri (for which DeVoto won both the 5/5(3). Buy a cheap copy of The Year of Decision book by Bernard DeVoto. This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed Free shipping over $/5(4).

The Year of Decision tells many fascinating stories of the U.S. explorers who began the western march from the Mississippi to the Pacific, from Canada to the annexation of Texas, California, and the southwest lands from Mexico.

It is the penultimate book of a trilogy which includes Across the Wide Missouri (for which DeVoto won both the Pulitzer and Bancroft prizes) and The Course of by:   Year of Decision tells many fascinating stories of the U.S.

explorers who began the western march from the Mississippi to the Pacific, from Canada to the annexation of Texas, California, and the southwest lands from Mexico. It is the penultimate book of 1846 book trilogy which includes Across the Wide Missouri (for which DeVoto won both the Pulitzer and Bancroft prizes) and The Course of Empire.4/5(6).

Internet Archive BookReader THE YEAR OF DECISION Copy and paste one of these options to share this book elsewhere. Link to this page view Link to the book Embed a mini Book Reader 1 page 2 pages Open to this page.

Finished. THE YEAR OF DECISION THE YEAR OF DECISION ← Back to item details. PDF/ePub Info Share. This volume presents the vast panorama of Westward expansion, with roots reaching back to The year of decision and Clark and the Louisiana Purchase, and forward to the struggle to maintain the Union in the Civil War.

The year is selected as a crucial and decisive point in which the Mexican and Texas troubles came to a head, the Mormon trek made history in its march from the Illinois settlements to the.

"In the first volume of the trilogy, Devoto made the 'year of the decision.' The reason was that it was in that America began a war with Mexico that would lead to the annexation of New Mexico, Arizona, and California; and that America settled a long-smoldering dispute with Great Britain and became sovereign in Oregon, thus beginning the process of making the Southwest and West /5().

Book Review by Emmett R Smith. The Year of Decisionby Bernard DeVoto ('Little, Brown and Company', Boston, ) 'M[R. Ralph Waldo] Emerson had an earthier image: "The United States will conquer Mexico but it will be as the man swallows the arsenic which brings him down in turn. Mexico will poison us.' (DeVoto, op cit, p ) THESE Words of Emerson's from were quoted.

Get this from a library. The year of decision, [Bernard De Voto]. Get this from a library. The year of decision, [Bernard Augustine DeVoto]. Year of Decision tells many fascinating stories of the U.S. explorers who began the western march from the Mississippi to the Pacific, from Canada to the annexation of Texas, California, and the southwest lands from Mexico.

It is the penultimate book of a trilogy which includesAcross the Wide Missouri(for which DeVoto won both the Pulitzer and Bancroft prizes) andThe Course of Empire/5(7). The Year of Decision, by DeVoto, Bernard.

Houghton Mifflin Co., Paperback. Very Good. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in excellent condition.

Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name. The spine remains undamaged. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend jacket quality is not.

The Year of Decision, ; Digital History Books, E-book. Bernard DeVoto was a highly esteemed historian one or two generations ago.

My father owned this book, but I never read it while I lived with my parents. DeVoto’s works still have a lot to say.

The Year of Decision, reads like a novel. In it we get the scope of events. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

The year of decision, by Bernard Augustine De Voto,Little, Brown and company edition, in EnglishCited by: The Year of Decision tells many fascinating stories of the U.S.

explorers who began the western march from the Mississippi to the Pacific, from Canada to the annexation of Texas, California, and the southwest lands from Mexico. It is the penultimate book of a trilogy which includes Across the Wide Missouri (for which DeVoto won both the Pulitzer and Bancroft prizes) and The Course of Empire/5(5).

Description: Year of Decision tells many fascinating stories of the U.S. explorers who began the western march from the Mississippi to the Pacific, from Canada to the annexation of Texas, California, and the southwest lands from Mexico.

It is the penultimate book of a trilogy which includes Across the Wide Missouri (for which DeVoto won both the Pulitzer and Bancroft prizes) and The Seller Rating: % positive. item 3 The Year of Decision, by Bernard Devoto (English) Paperback Book Free Shipp - The Year of Decision, by Bernard Devoto (English) Paperback Book Free Shipp.

$ Free shipping. No ratings or reviews yet. Be the first to write a review. Best Selling in Nonfiction.

See all. The Year of Decision Author DeVoto, Bernard Format/binding Hardcover Book condition Used - Very Good Jacket condition Good Edition First Edition Binding Hardcover Publisher Little, Brown and Company Place of Publication Boston Date published Keywords History, Westward Migration, Manifest Destiny, Social History Size OctavoBook Edition: First Edition.

The Year of Decision, by Bernard DeVoto in CHM, FB2, FB3 download e-book. Welcome to our site, dear reader. All content included on our site, such as text, images, digital downloads and other, is the property of it's content suppliers and protected by US and international copyright laws%().

The year of decision, by De Voto, Bernard Augustine, Publication date Topics Mexican War, Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files. Books to Borrow. Books for People with Print Disabilities.

Internet Archive Books. American Libraries. Uploaded by Christine Wagner on September 9, SIMILAR ITEMS Pages: Read "The Year Of Decision: " by Bernard DeVoto available from Rakuten Kobo. This book tells many fascinating stories of the U.S. explorers who began the Western march from the Mississippi to Brand: Golden Springs Publishing.

Bernard DeVoto's Year of Decision is a classic work that provides a clinic on how to write a complex narrative history. He skillfully interweaves many story lines of the American conquest and initial settlement of the far west.

Although considered a "popular" history, this work is thoroughly researched and provides much insight into its period. This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original.

Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. modern editions that are true to the original Year of Decision Specifications. Publisher: Kessinger Publishing. Book Format: Paperback/5(4). Year of Decision tells many fascinating stories of the U.S.

explorers who began the western march from the Mississippi to the Pacific, from Canada to the annexation of Texas, California, and the southwest lands from Mexico. It is the penultimate book of a trilogy which includes Across the Wide Missouri (for which DeVoto won both the Pulitzer and Bancroft prizes) and The Course of Empire/5(4).

When Bernard DeVoto's work first came out, less than a century had passed since the remarkable year Year of Decision tells many fascinating stories of the U.S. explorers who began the western march from the Mississippi to the Pacific, from Canada to the annexation of Texas, California, and the southwest lands from Mexico.

It is the middle book of a trilogy which includes Across the. Possible book club edition. The prolific author's famous book tells of the many momentous events of His focus is on big stories, but especially on the pioneers who followed the Santa Fe, Oregon and other trails to the western U.S.

In light blue cloth-covered boards with titling and decorations in maroon on cover and spine, publisher's maroon topstain.

Endpapers with maps of the. The year of decision, With an introductory essay by Catherine Drinker Bowen. Boston: Houghton Mifflin. OCLC External links. Media related to in the United States at Wikimedia Commons; Smithsonian exhibit. Portrait of the NationDecades: s, s, s, s, s. Find The Year of Decision: - - The Year of Decision: The Year of Decision: By Bernard DeVoto.

(New York: Truman Talley Books, Originally published in ). Paperback. A dear friend recommended this book to me, and she was absolutely right: it’s a winner. Traces the events of and in the development of the West including the opening of the overland trails and the war with Mexico description: Product Description: The Year of Decision is the first volume in Bernard DeVoto's monumental trilogy that brilliantly, boldly, and evocatively tells the story of the antebellum American.

Year of Decision tells many fascinating stories of the U.S. explorers who began the western march from the Mississippi to the Pacific, from Canada to the annexation of Texas, California, and the southwest lands from Mexico. It is the penultimate book of a trilogy which includes Across the Wide Missouri (for which DeVoto won both the Pulitzer and Bancroft prizes) and The Course of Empire/5(53).

from Houghton Mifflin (June 1, ); titled "Year of Decision: " | details & prices | List price $ About: Traces the events of and in the development of the West including the opening of the overland trails and the war with Mexico.

Bernard Augustine DeVoto ( – ), American historian, essayist, columnist, teacher, editor, and reviewer, was a lifelong champion of American Public lands and the conservation of public resources as well as an outspoken defender of civil liberties.

He was the author of a series of Pulitzer-Prize-winning popular histories of the American West and for many years wrote The Easy Chair, an Children: Gordon DeVoto, Mark DeVoto. Eighteen months later, DeVoto sent The Year of Decision: to his pub-lisher, Little, Brown.

Serialized in the Atlantic and chosen as a Book-of-the-Month-Club main selection, The Year of Decision became one of the most widely-acclaimed books of and has remained a .About this Book Catalog Record Details. The year of decision, De Voto, Bernard Augustine, View full catalog record.

Rights: Public Domain, Google-digitized.The Year of Decision American Heritage Library. Paperback in Good condition. Author: Bernard Augustine De Voto Language: EnglishBinding: PaperbackPages: Publisher: Houghton MifflinPublication Date: Our eBay StoreTerms & ConditionsStock Photos: The photos displayed within our listings are Stock Photos provided by eBay and the /5().