11 edition of Encyclopedia of the Lewis and Clark Expedition found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 397-412) and index.
|Statement||Elin Woodger, Brandon Toropov ; foreword by Ned Blackhawk.|
|Series||Facts on File library of American history|
|LC Classifications||F592.7 .W68 2004|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxv, 438 p. :|
|Number of Pages||438|
|ISBN 10||0816047812, 0816047820|
|LC Control Number||2003006120|
James P. Ronda, Barnard Professor of West American History at the University of Tulsa, has written several books about the Lewis and Clark expedition, including Lewis and Clark Among the Indians. Between and a group of U.S. soldiers and explorers traveled from the Mississippi River to the Pacific coast and back. The leaders of this expedition, or journey, were Meriwether Lewis and William Clark.
The arrival of Lewis and Clark marked the beginning of a heightened level of conflict and loss, and the book details the history that followed the expedition: the opening of Salish territory to the fur trade; the arrival of Jesuit missionaries; the establishment of Indian reservations, the non-Indian development of western Montana; and, more. In each section, introductory historical essays survey the large cast of characters who have contributed to the expedition story. The bibliographies for each section list all known publications related to the expedition. Lavishly illustrated, the book is a "must" for any scholar, collector, or general reader of the Lewis & Clark expedition.
Thwaites edited a full issue of Original Journals of the Lewis and Clark Expedition (8 vol., –5; repr. ; abridged ed. by B. DeVoto, , repr. ) and G. E. Moulton edited a definitive edition of the journals of Lewis, Clark, and members of the Corps of Discovery published as The Journals of the Lewis and Clark Expedition (13 vol. The Lewis and Clark Expedition: A Bicentennial Reading List of Books in the Library’s Collections Prelude: The Louisiana Purchase Introduction: The first permanent French settlement in North America was Quebec, founded in By French explorers had discovered the Mississippi River, claiming it .
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Encyclopedia of the Lewis and Clark Expedition (Facts on File Library of American History) [Woodger, Elin, Toropov, Brandon] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Encyclopedia of the Lewis and Clark Expedition (Facts on File Library of American History)Cited by: Encyclopedia of the Lewis and Clark Expedition provides a complete reference to this great American expedition, covering all major elements, from the preparatory work initiated by President Jefferson in to the corps' return from the Pacific Ocean in /5(3).
This encyclopedia for general readers provides information on the people, places, plants, animals, tools, and ideas involved in the Lewis and Clark expedition. All major elements are covered, from preparatory work initiated by President Jefferson in to the expedition's return in Author: Elin Woodger.
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Download books for free. Find books. A comprehensive A-to-Z reference to mark the th anniversary of the Lewis and Clark expedition. On November 30th,France formally transferredsquare miles to the United States in exchange for $15 million.
This land, the Louisiana Purchase, doubled the size of the nation.5/5(3). Interest in the Lewis and Clark Expedition was revived in the twentieth century not by that book, but rather by the numerous published editions of the original expedition journals.
These journals continue to provide a window not only to a very different time, but also to a remarkable adventure. Lewis and Clark Expedition, (–06), U.S. military expedition, led by Capt. Meriwether Lewis and Lieut. William Clark, to explore the Louisiana Purchase and the Pacific Northwest.
The expedition was a major chapter in the history of American exploration. LEWIS AND CLARK EXPEDITION. The nation's economy diversified and grew during the first decades of the United States' independence from the British the vast majority of the population engaged in agriculture, Thomas Jefferson ( – ) believed that the health of the republic rested on small independent farms, owned by men he called "Yeoman farmers.".
Encyclopedia of the Lewis and Clark Expedition provides a complete reference on this great American expedition, covering all major elements of the expedition from the preparatory work initiated by President Thomas Jefferson in to the corps' return from the Pacific Ocean in /5(4).
This encyclopedia for general readers provides information on the people, places, plants, animals, tools, and ideas involved in the Lewis and Clark expedition. All major elements are covered, from preparatory work initiated by President Jefferson in to the expedition's return in The Lewis and Clark Expedition began inwhen President Thomas Jefferson tasked Meriwether Lewis with exploring lands west of the.
Lewis and Clark's journal of the expedition, edited by Nicholas Biddle (–), was first published inwith subsequent editions appearing over the next two centuries.
In the twenty-first century, Lewis and Clark still inspire considerable public attention through film documentaries, books.
Lewis and Clark discovered species of plants and animals new to science, and this book lists them all and fills in the background to these discoveries for the first time. It’s still the bible of the subject and a fascinating account of the explorers as naturalists.
Lewis was a particularly brilliant one. Read Ronda's Lewis and Clark Among the Indians. posted by LarryC at AM on J Clay Jenkinson, the supremely talented researcher and impersonator of Meriwether Lewis (among others), recommends Lewis and Clark Among The Indians as the single best L&C book to read.
The Lewis and Clark Expedition remains one of the foundational stories of Oregon history. Place-names the explorers set down on maps are still used, Sacagawea became one of the most famous women in American history, and modern places and institutions in Oregon are named for the Captains and members of the Corps.
Encyclopedia of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, Elin Woodger, Brandon Toropov ; foreword by Ned Blackhawk. (alk. paper), Toronto Public Library.
The Lewis and Clark Expedition was an expedition by Meriwether Lewis (–) and William Clark (–), two men chosen by United States President Thomas Jefferson to explore the Louisiana Purchase, which the country had just bought from France.
Encyclopedia of the Lewis and Clark Expedition (Book): Woodger, Elin: Book NewsThis encyclopedia for general readers provides information on the people, places, plants, animals, tools, and ideas involved in the Lewis and Clark expedition.
All major elements are covered, from preparatory work initiated by President Jefferson in to the expedition's return in Discover Lewis & Clark. We provide the most comprehensive academic Lewis and Clark site on the web with new features every day.
Discover the Story. William P. Sherman Library and Archives. The Sherman Library includes more than 3, rare and modern books, pamphlets, journals and ephemera. Lewis and Clark Corps of Discovery Map. National Geodetic Survey. While Lewis and Clark became well-known for The Corps of Discovery Expedition (), which included crossing the Rocky Mountains and canoeing across the Columbia River in the West, shown here, the inspiration for their hemispheric travel emerged from Philadelphia's libraries and scientific societies.Lewis and Clark Expedition - Lewis and Clark Expedition - Pacific Ocean and return: They finally arrived at the Pacific Ocean in mid-November, with Clark recording in his journal, “Ocian in view!
O! the joy.” Fierce storms delayed their progress for nearly a month. The members conducted a democratic vote on where to spend the winter, with even York and Sacagawea casting votes.For the following twenty-nine months, from the time the Lewis and Clark expedition left Camp Dubois with a cannon salute in until it announced its return from the West Coast to St.
Louis with a volley inweapons were a crucial component of the participants’ tool kit.