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Tymchuk, Kerry

Overview
Works: 5 works in 10 publications in 1 language and 721 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History 
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Kerry Tymchuk
The Doles : unlimited partners by Robert J Dole( Book )

4 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A joint autobiography of the lives, careers and political accomplishments of Elizabeth and Bob Dole
No small potatoes : how a family potato salad recipe is fast becoming a billion dollar business by Al Reser( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American dreamers : how two Oregon farm kids transformed an industry, a community, and a university by Ken Austin( Book )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Despite the force of Oregon's founding mythology, the Willamette Valley was not an empty Eden awaiting settlement by hardy American pioneers. Rather, it was, as Melinda Jette explores in At the Hearth of the Crossed Races, one of the earliest sites of extensive intercultural contact in the Pacific Northwest. Jette's study focuses on the 'hearth' of this contact: French Prairie, so named for the French-Indian families who resettled the homeland of the Ahantchuyuk Kalapuyans. Although these families sought a middle course in their relations with their various neighbors, their presence ultimately contributed to the Anglo-American colonization of the region. By establishing farming and husbandry operations in the valley, the French-Indian settlers enhanced the Willamette Valley's appeal as a destination of choice for the Anglo-Americans who later emigrated to the Pacific Northwest via the Oregon Trail. Upon these emigrants' arrival, the social space for the people of the 'crossed races' diminished considerably, as the Anglo-Americans instituted a system of settler colonialism based on racial exclusion. Like their Native kin, the French-Indian families pursued various strategies to navigate the changing times and Jette's study of French Prairie takes on the relationships among all three: the French-Indian families, the indigenous peoples, and the Anglo-American settlers. With At the Hearth of the Crossed Races, Jette delivers a social history that deepens our understanding of the Oregon Country in the nineteenth century. This history of French Prairie provides a window into the multi-racial history of the Pacific Northwest and offers an alternative vision of early Oregon in the lives of the biracial French-Indian families whose community challenged notions of white supremacy, racial separation, and social exclusion"--
Vintage Merlo : reflections on a life well-lived by Harry A Merlo( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robert Joseph Dole (b. 1923)( )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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The Doles : unlimited partners
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English (10)

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No small potatoes : how a family potato salad recipe is fast becoming a billion dollar business