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Author Harnack, Curtis, 1927-2013.

Title Gentlemen on the prairie : Victorians in pioneer Iowa / by Curtis Harnack
Published Iowa City : University of Iowa Press, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 254 pages) : illustrations
Contents Athlete into immigrant -- The prairie lords -- The prospect before them -- Going out to Iowa -- Landed gentry in the making -- Some difficulties surmounted -- Gentlemanly activities -- The faces of success -- The colony portrayed -- How the game was played -- Colony concepts, personal destinies -- Two colonials -- Getting on with it -- The state of the colony -- A bit of a struggle -- Dramatic endings -- In the fullness of time -- The vanished colony
Notes "A Bur Oak Book."
"First published by Iowa State University Press, 1985."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Cowan, James, 1862 or 1863-1940.
Cowan, Walter.
Agricultural colonies -- Big Sioux River Valley (S.D. and Iowa) -- History -- 19th century.
British -- Big Sioux River Valley (S.D. and Iowa) -- History -- 19th century.
Big Sioux River Valley (S.D. and Iowa) -- History.
Close Colony (Iowa) -- History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2011002348
ISBN 1587299674 (paperback; alk. paper)
1587299682 (e-bk.)
9781587299674 (paperback; alk. paper)
9781587299681 (e-bk.)