Empire of the Columbia History of the Pacific Northwest 1957
Empire of the Columbia: A History of the Pacific Northwest. By Dorothy O. Johansen and Charles M. Gates, Harper & Brothers, Publishers, New York, 1957.
Traces the social and economic growth of the Pacific Northwest from the time of the aboriginal cultures. The history and development of the Pacific Northwest--the Nations in the Pacific Northwest, Indians, Spanish and English Explorations, Fur Trade, the Hudson Bay, missions and missionaries, the Provisional Government, the Territorial Government, Railroads, Statehood, Political issues, agriculture, lumber industry, fishing industry, mining, forestry, conservation movement, social and cultural trends.
Nice hardcover book with heavily chipped jacket. 6.4 x 9.5" with 654 pages, Index. Illustrated with 12 maps, 18 Tables, 19 Graphs, and b/w historic photographs throughout!