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This is a pioneering work in a field long neglected by both popular and academic historians. It is the tale of men and women from Portugal who settled the frontier in the vast American West. It is innovative in structure, mingling in its parts biographical studies, geographical focus, and occupational pursuits. Over 50 photos and 5 maps illuminate the text.
352 pages, with extensive notes, bibliography, and index. Protected in a color dust jacket.
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Donald Warrin is Professor Emeritus, California State University, Hayward, Department of Modern Languages and Literatures. He currently teaches Portuguese at that institution. He is the author of two books and numerous articles and papers on Portuguese American literature and history.
Geoffrey L. Gomes has an M.A. degree in history from California State University, Hayward, and is a teacher of history and political science at Chabot College in Hayward. He has published more than two dozen articles on the history of the Portuguese in America.
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Book Description The Arthur H. Clark Company, 2001. Hardcover. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110870623060
Book Description The Arthur H. Clark Company, 2001. Condition: Brand New. New. Seller Inventory # A64166