Citizen Explorer: The Life of Zebulon Pike

Citizen Explorer: The Life of Zebulon Pike

by Jared Orsi


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ISBN-13: 9780190674144
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 01/17/2017
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 394
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Jared Orsi is Associate Professor of History at Colorado State University. He is the author of the prizing-winning Hazardous Metropolis: Flooding and Urban Ecology in Los Angeles.

Table of Contents

Prologue Coming of Age in the Revolution
Ch 1 "The Happiness of a Free and Independent People": A Family and a Nation Seek Liberty, 1635-1794
Ch 2 The Bargain of Independence, 1794-1805
Ch 3 "A Barrier to Their Trade": Establishing Americans in the Upper Mississippi Country, 1805-1806
Ch 4 "Young Warriors" of the "Great American Father": Crossing the Plains, July- November 1806
Ch 5 "Frozen Lads": Into The Rockies, November 1806-February 1807
Ch 6 A Comfortable Captivity: Traveling through New Spain, February-July 1807
Ch 7 Citizen Soldier: Pike's Final Search for Independence, 1807-1813
Epilogue From "Frozen Lads" to "Purple Mountain Majesties": Pike's West and American Nationalism, 1813-1893

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Citizen Explorer: The Life of Zebulon Pike 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
A very good book and it dose not need much esplanation about what is happing in the boo no need for bad reviws but the book dose hsve it moments