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Francis Parkman

(1823—1893)


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(1823–93),

American historian, travelled in Europe, then journeyed out to Wyoming to study Indian life, giving an account of his journey in The Oregon Trail (1849). His history of the struggle of the English and French for dominion in North America was published in a series of studies, beginning with his History of the Conspiracy of the Pontiac (1851) and continuing through several volumes, concluding with A Half‐Century of Conflict (1892).

Subjects: Literature.


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