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Land, As Far As the Eye Can See
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Land, As Far As the Eye Can See
Portuguese in the Old West
Donald Warrin, Geoffrey L. Gomes; Eduardo Mayone Dias, fwd.

Tagus Press at UMass Dartmouth

2013 . 376 pp. 67 illus., 5 maps, 2 tables 6 1/8 x 9 1/4"
History American West / W Frontier - Portuguese Immigration

$24.95 Paperback, 978-1-933227-48-1

Table of Contents of Land, As Far As the Eye Can See

  • Introduction: The Origins

EARLY FIGURES IN THE FAR WEST

  • Antonio Montero and the Fur Trade
  • Peter Joseph, Pioneer Merchant

PIONEER CALIFORNIA

  • The Lure of Gold
  • The Sheepmen

OVER THE SIERRA

  • Nevada’s Portuguese Pioneers
  • The Railroad Workers

OREGON

  • The Mining Country
  • Along the Columbia

WASHINGTON

  • Northwest Washington
  • “Portuguese Joe” Enos, Legendary Cattleman of the Big Bend Country
  • John Dovell and Other Portuguese

WYOMING

  • John “Portuguese” Phillips, Wyoming’s Frontier Hero
  • Wyoming’s Portuguese Sheepmen

IDAHO

  • Miners and Sheepmen
  • Thome Luiz de Freitas, Idaho’s First Playwright

THE SOUTHWEST

  • Joseph King, “El Portugues”
  • Manuel S. Brazil, Southwestern Cattleman

ENIGMATIC FIGURES

  • Louis Silvers
  • Ennez Kunha
  • The Black Baker of Wickenburg
  • Portuguese Joe
  • Conclusion: The Portuguese Experience
  • Bibliography
  • Index
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