Books by R. Douglas Hurt

NATHAN BOONE AND THE AMERICAN FRONTIER by R. Douglas Hurt
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 1, 1998

"The result is a book of only modest interest to students of frontier and US military history. (20 illustrations, not seen)"
A by-the-numbers biography of a minor figure in the history of the American West. Read full book review >
NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 1996

"But Hurt presents it as a litany of names, dates, and places—and sometimes crops, livestock, and diseases—with precious little of either analysis or drama. (20 b&w photos, 5 maps)"
Hurt (Agricultural History and Rural Studies/Iowa State Univ.) draws a plodding timeline in prose, tracing the conquest and settlement of Ohio by Native and then European Americans. Read full book review >