The Resource The Lewis and Clark Expedition : selections from the journals, arranged by topic, edited with an introduction by Gunther Barth

The Lewis and Clark Expedition : selections from the journals, arranged by topic, edited with an introduction by Gunther Barth

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The Lewis and Clark Expedition : selections from the journals, arranged by topic
Title
The Lewis and Clark Expedition
Title remainder
selections from the journals, arranged by topic
Statement of responsibility
edited with an introduction by Gunther Barth
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Language
eng
Summary
This volume provides a unique framework for assessing the 1803-06 expedition's successes and failures, forming insight into the explorers' personalities, and interpreting their encounters with Native Americans. An introduction provides historical context for the expedition; concise head-notes introduce important themes and link the selections. Introduces the harrowing journey of Meriwether Lewis and William Clark westward in search of a navigable waterway to the Pacific Ocean, with more than 150 journal entries and correspondences organized into topics. Provides a framework for assessing the 1803-1806 Expedition's successes and failures, the explorers' personalities, and interpreting their encounters with native Americans
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Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
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1774-1809
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Lewis, Meriwether
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
LC call number
F592.4
LC item number
1998
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1770-1838
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Clark, William
  • Barth, Gunther Paul
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lewis, Meriwether
  • Clark, William
  • Lewis, Meriwether
  • Clark, William
  • Clark, William
  • Lewis, Meriwether
  • Lewis and Clark Expedition
  • Lewis and Clark Expedition
  • West (U.S.)
  • West (U.S.)
  • West (U.S.)
  • Missouri River
  • Columbia River
  • United States
  • États-Unis (ouest)
  • Missouri River
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States, West
  • Explorers
  • Explorers
  • Vie des pionniers
  • Indiens
  • Lewis and Clark Expedition
  • Explorateurs
  • Discoveries in geography
  • Explorers
  • Travel
Label
The Lewis and Clark Expedition : selections from the journals, arranged by topic, edited with an introduction by Gunther Barth
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 223-224) and index
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volume
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nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Chronology of the Lewis and Clark Expedition -- Introduction: Jefferson's designs and western realities -- ch. 1. The two captains -- ch. 2. Forging the Corps of Discovery -- ch. 3. The challenge of the continent -- ch. 4. Encounters with native Americans -- ch. 5. Flora, fauna, and natural wonders along the trail -- Epilogue: The legacy of the Lewis and Clark Expedition -- Questions for consideration
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xxi, 230 pages
Isbn
9780312128012
Lccn
97074956
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)38956404
  • (OCoLC)ocm38956404
Label
The Lewis and Clark Expedition : selections from the journals, arranged by topic, edited with an introduction by Gunther Barth
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 223-224) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Chronology of the Lewis and Clark Expedition -- Introduction: Jefferson's designs and western realities -- ch. 1. The two captains -- ch. 2. Forging the Corps of Discovery -- ch. 3. The challenge of the continent -- ch. 4. Encounters with native Americans -- ch. 5. Flora, fauna, and natural wonders along the trail -- Epilogue: The legacy of the Lewis and Clark Expedition -- Questions for consideration
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xxi, 230 pages
Isbn
9780312128012
Lccn
97074956
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)38956404
  • (OCoLC)ocm38956404

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