Exploration and Empire: The Explorer and the Scientist in the Winning of the American West

Exploration and Empire: The Explorer and the Scientist in the Winning of the American West

by William H. Goetzmann

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Overview

In this classic work, which won the Pulitzer Prize in 1967, Goetzmann argues that the exploration of the American West was not a series of haphazard adventures, but rather a series of carefully planned missions national good.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781597404266
Publisher: Scholarly Publishing Office, U of MI
Publication date: 11/28/2008
Pages: 702
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.40(d)

About the Author

WILLIAM H. GOETZMANN in the Jack S. Blanton, Sr., Professor of History at the University of Texas at Austin and a Fellow of the Texas State Historical Association. He is the author of many books and articles, including Army Exploration in the American West, which is also published by the TSHA.

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