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Voyages of Discovery: Essays on the Lewis and Clark Expedition

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Voyages of Discovery includes seminal primary source documents and essays that illuminate the origins, voyage, and aftermath of the Lewis & Clark Expedition. Featuring several previously unpublished pieces, including a substantive introduction, photo essay, and afterward by James P. Ronda, Voyages of Discovery conveniently gathers the best essays on the Corps of Discovery under one cover. Articles by John Allen, Bernard DeVoto, Donald Jackson, Gary Moulton, James Ronda, and others address a wide variety of ...

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Overview

Voyages of Discovery includes seminal primary source documents and essays that illuminate the origins, voyage, and aftermath of the Lewis & Clark Expedition. Featuring several previously unpublished pieces, including a substantive introduction, photo essay, and afterward by James P. Ronda, Voyages of Discovery conveniently gathers the best essays on the Corps of Discovery under one cover. Articles by John Allen, Bernard DeVoto, Donald Jackson, Gary Moulton, James Ronda, and others address a wide variety of topics from the reasons for the Expedition, geographic knowledge before Lewis & Clark, and expedition science, to Lewis & Clark's reception upon their return.

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This collection gathers thought-provoking essays and documents by scholars and others, set in context by the editor's extensive general introduction and his brief introductions to sections and selections. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780917298455
  • Publisher: Montana Historical Society Press
  • Publication date: 1/1/1998
  • Series: Voyages of Discovery Series
  • Edition description: First Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 432
  • Sales rank: 1,117,274
  • Product dimensions: 6.04 (w) x 9.03 (h) x 0.93 (d)

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