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Frederick Weyerhaeuser and the American West

Healey, Judith

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ISBN 10: 0873518918 / ISBN 13: 9780873518918
Published by Minnesota Historical Society Press, St. Paul, Minnesota, 2013
Condition: Very Good Soft cover
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8vo - over 7?" - 9?" tall 918 Signed by Author The author inscribed on the title page and there is a second inscription below the author and I have no idea who it is. This is a nice clean book with light wear. Bookseller Inventory # 037429

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Title: Frederick Weyerhaeuser and the American West

Publisher: Minnesota Historical Society Press, St. Paul, Minnesota

Publication Date: 2013

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition:Very Good

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First Edition.

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The Weyerhaeuser name looms large in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Washington, and Arkansas, attached to paper mills, cabinet factories, and vast tracts of land, both forested and cut over. Frederick Weyerhaeuser, the man who started the lumber empire, significantly shaped the American economy and landscape from Wisconsin westward in the nineteenth century.

A complex and private man, Weyerhaeuser emigrated from Germany in 1852 at the tender age of eighteen. In just a few years, he would be a prominent lumberman, organizing partnerships among competing companies, rationalizing the business, and then making the largest timberland purchase in the history of the United States.

Author Judith Koll Healey narrates the life of this extraordinary man through newly available resources: his extensive correspondence and journal entries as well as the letters and diaries of family members, friends, and business associates from around the country. She frames Weyerhaeuser's many commercial opportunities and business decisions within both the family's internal dynamics and world events: war and unrest, economic upswings and downturns, and western expansion and eastern urbanization. Throughout, Healey offers a thoughtful perspective on his achievements as well as the limitations of his vision for the expansion of the American West.

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Char Miller is the W. M. Keck Professor of Environmental Analysis at Pomona College, Claremont, California, and author of "Gifford Pinchot and the Making of Modern Environmentalism."

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