MISSOURI : ILLUST HIST

MISSOURI : ILLUST HIST

by Sean McLachlan
     
 

Known as "The Gateway to the West," Missouri was a departure point for Westward-bound settlers and the Lewis and Clark Expedition. Later, Missouri was where Mark Twain launched his steamboating career and the legendary outlaw Jesse James completed his first train robbery? Missouri: An Illustrated History takes a journey through the Midwestern state—hitting

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Known as "The Gateway to the West," Missouri was a departure point for Westward-bound settlers and the Lewis and Clark Expedition. Later, Missouri was where Mark Twain launched his steamboating career and the legendary outlaw Jesse James completed his first train robbery? Missouri: An Illustrated History takes a journey through the Midwestern state—hitting historical landmarks that range from the sagas of the Native American cultures to the territorial period, from the Civil War to World War I, from the Civil Rights struggles to the present multi-culturalism? Citing engaging material from individual diaries and news sources, this accessible volume collects more than 80 illustrations, photos, and maps that give readers fascinating visual and literary experience!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781811965
Publisher:
Hippocrene Books, Inc.
Publication date:
07/28/2008
Pages:
269
Sales rank:
1,360,160
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.70(d)

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