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City of the plains

a history of Hastings

by M. B. Boyd

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Published by Victoria University Press for the Hastings City Council in [Wellington, N.Z.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Hastings (N.Z.),
  • New Zealand
    • Subjects:
    • Hastings (N.Z.) -- History.,
    • New Zealand -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement M.B. Boyd.
      ContributionsHastings (N.Z.). City Council.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDU430.H3 B69 1984
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxx, 464 p. :
      Number of Pages464
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1923020M
      ISBN 100864730225
      LC Control Number90134743
      OCLC/WorldCa19084790

      Cities of the Plain, set in the early ’s around El Paso, Texas, and across the border in Juarez, Mexico, brings together the protagonists of the first two novels of The Border Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Boyd, M. B. (Mary Beatrice) City of the plains. [Wellington, N.Z.]: Victoria University Press for.

      ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xiv, pages: illustrations ; 27 cm: Contents: Foreword / Joan Stone --Introduction / Barry Newton --Grain elevator, barbed wire fence, windmill: Grain elevator ; Wire fence ; Windmill --House, schoolhouse, house (continued): Sod house ; Schoolhouse ; Balloon frame construction ; House as .   By , the territorial capital, named Cheyenne in honor of the local Plains tribe, had quickly become the territory’s most important commercial city. – Courtesy NARA – Within five months of its founding as a railroad town on July 4, , Cheyenne, Wyoming, boasted a .

      The city of the plains did not become any more than a modest rural settlement, in spite of the hopes of its founders, but the population has remained remarkably stable. We lose too many of our young people to cities and better employment opportunities, but some young couples, seeking a quiet, pleasant place to live and rear their children, are. Natives of a Dry Place: Stories of Dakota Before the Oil Boom By Richard Edwards. Contrasting values of resoluteness, devotion to community, and modesty with the trials of the modern oil-boom community, author Richard Edwards examines the old town's virtues through the stories of those who built and sustained a community on the dry, open plains in the 20th Century.


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