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Octavo, green cloth (hardcover), x, 239 pp. Near-Fine, with former-owner bookplate, in a Very Good+ dust jacket with light edgewear and slight age darkening. Illustrated with photos, tables, maps. Contents: Foreword; Preface; List of Tables; Developments Leading to the North Dakota Bonanza; The Northern Pacific Land Grant with its Influence Upon Land Speculation; James B. Power and the Rise of the Bonanza Farms; Bonanza Farms: General Operations; Crops and Livestock on the Bonanza Farms; The Amenia and Sharon Land Company: Formation, Land Policy and Operation; The Amenia and Sharon Land Company: Financial Progress, Subsidiaries, and Dissolution; Factors in the Rise and Decline of the Bonanza Farms; The Effect of Bonanza Farming on Agriculture; Bibliography; List of Illustrations; Index.
Title: The Day of the Bonanza: A History of Bonanza Farming in the Red River Valley of the North.
Location Published: Fargo: North Dakota Institute for Regional Studies, 1964.
Seller ID: 00302s