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The conquest : the story of a Negro pioneer / Oscar Micheaux ; introduction by Professor Jayna J. Brown.

Title
The conquest : the story of a Negro pioneer / Oscar Micheaux ; introduction by Professor Jayna J. Brown.
Author
Micheaux, Oscar, 1884-1951.
Publication
New York : Washington Square Press, c2003.

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Description
xxviii, 288 p.; 21 cm.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Fiction
  • Autobiographical fiction.
  • Western stories.
Note
  • Originally published: Lincoln, Neb., Woodruff Press, 1913.
Bibliography (note)
  • Includes bibliographical references (page xxv).
Processing Action (note)
  • committed to retain
Contents
Discontent--Spirit of the Pioneer -- Leaving Home--A Maiden -- Chicago, Chasing a Will-o-the-Wisp -- The P--n Company -- "Go West Young Man and Grow Up With the Country" -- "And Where Is Oristown?" The Town on the Missouri -- Oristown, the "Little Crow" Reservation -- Far Down the Pacific--The Proposal -- The Return--Ernest Nicholson -- The Oklahoma Grafter -- Dealin' in Mules -- The Homesteaders -- Imaginations Run Amuck -- The Surveyors -- "Which Town Will the R.R. Strike?" -- Megory's Day -- Ernest Nicholson's Return -- Comes Stanley, the Chief Engineer -- In the Valley of the Keya Paha -- The Outlaw's Last Stand -- The Boom -- The President's Proclamation -- Where the Negro Fails -- "And the Crowds Did Come" -- The Scotch Girl -- The Battle -- The Sacrifice--Race Loyalty -- The Breeds -- In the Valley of the Dog Ear -- Ernest Nicholson Takes a Hand -- The McCralines -- A Long Night -- The Survival of the Fittest -- East of State Street -- An Uncrowned King -- A Snake in the Grass -- The Progressives and the Reactionaries -- Sanctimonious Hypocrisy -- Beginning of the End -- The Mennonites -- The Drouth -- A Year of Coincidences -- "And Satan Came Also."
ISBN
0743460588
OCLC
52297377
Owning Institutions
Harvard Library