Broadax and Bayonet: The Role of the United States Army in the Development of the Northwest, 1815-1860 by Francis Paul PruchaBroadax and Bayonet: The Role of the United States Army in the Development of the Northwest, 1815-1860 by Francis Paul Prucha

Broadax and Bayonet: The Role of the United States Army in the Development of the Northwest, 1815…

byFrancis Paul PruchaIntroduction byEdward M. Coffman

Paperback | August 1, 1967

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The basic concept of this book is to show the integral part of the American frontier experience that the Army was as it played important and varied roles in every phase of the frontier development from exploration to settlement.
Known for his books about American Indian government policy and the frontier army, Francis Paul Prucha, S.J., is an emeritus professor of history at Marquette University  Introducing this edition is Edward M. Coffman, a professor of history at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and the author of The Old Army: A Portrait of the Ameri...
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Title:Broadax and Bayonet: The Role of the United States Army in the Development of the Northwest, 1815…Format:PaperbackDimensions:277 pages, 8 × 5 × 0.68 inPublished:August 1, 1967Publisher:UNP - Nebraska Paperback

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ISBN - 10:0803251513

ISBN - 13:9780803251519

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The basic concept of this book is to show the integral part of the American frontier experience that the Army was as it played important and varied roles in every phase of the frontier development from exploration to settlement.

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"Well-written. . . . a significant contribution to the study of . . . both the westward movement and our military establishment."—Mississippi Valley Historical Review
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