The Dixie frontier was one of the most romantic and heroic of the entire North American continent. This engaging social history of the everyday life of the first settlers and pioneers has earned readers' praise over two generations.A Social History of the Southern Frontier from the First Transmontane Beginnings to the Civil War Everett Dick ... in equal parts and a spirited contest ensued to see who would get his portion picked first. ... Sometimes there were races between mowers, cradlers, or hacklers (men dressing flax to be spun into linen).
|Title||:||The Dixie Frontier|
|Publisher||:||University of Oklahoma Press - 1993-03-01|