R. Carlyle Buley

R. Carlyle Buley was an American historian and author, best known for his work 'The Old Northwest: Pioneer Period 1815-1840,' for which he won the Pulitzer Prize for History in 1951. He was a professor of history and specialized in American history, with a focus on the Midwest and the expansion of the United States in the 19th century.


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  1. 1. The Old Northwest, Pioneer Period 1815-1840

    This book offers a comprehensive historical account of the pioneering period in the Old Northwest region of the United States from 1815 to 1840. It delves into the social, economic, and political developments of the era, shedding light on the lives of the pioneers, their struggles, achievements, and the transformation of the region. The book provides a detailed exploration of the settlement patterns, agricultural practices, transportation systems, and institutions that shaped the region during this period.