Go West, Oxen, Horses, and Mules

Review of Diana L. Ahmad, Success Depends on the Animals: Emigrants, Livestock, and Wild Animals on the Overland Trails, 1840–1869

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  • Kelly Erby Washburn University

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.52537/humanimalia.9517

Abstract

Diana L. Ahmad. Success Depends on the Animals: Emigrants, Livestock, and Wild Animals on the Overland Trails, 1840–1869. x + 132 pp., notes, bibliography, index. Las Vegas: University of Nevada Press, 2016. $31.95 (hb).

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Author Biography

Kelly Erby, Washburn University

Kelly Erby is Associate Professor of History at Washburn University in Topeka, Kansas, where she also co-directs the Center for Kansas Studies. She is the author of Restaurant Republic: The Rise of Public Dining in Boston (University of Minnesota Press, 2016).

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Published

2019-02-07

How to Cite

Erby, Kelly. 2019. “Go West, Oxen, Horses, and Mules: Review of Diana L. Ahmad, Success Depends on the Animals: Emigrants, Livestock, and Wild Animals on the Overland Trails, 1840–1869”. Humanimalia 10 (2):262-66. https://doi.org/10.52537/humanimalia.9517.