內容簡介 This book weaves the tale of enterprising Portuguese immigrants into the wider story of the Old West. Its biographies range from detailed profiles of those who stood out to glimpses of obscure yet important settlers. Through the deeds of these Portuguese pioneers, Land, As Far As the Eye Can See provides a history of the opening, conquest, and development of the American West.
作者介紹 DONALD WARRIN is an historian at the Regional Oral History Office, UC Berkeley. His most recent book is So Ends This Day: The Portuguese in American Whaling, 1765-1927. GEOFFREY L. GOMES is a retired instructor of history at Chabot College.