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The Resource Jefferson's America : the President, the purchase, and the explorers who transformed a nation, Julie M. Fenster

Jefferson's America : the President, the purchase, and the explorers who transformed a nation, Julie M. Fenster

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Jefferson's America : the President, the purchase, and the explorers who transformed a nation
Title
Jefferson's America
Title remainder
the President, the purchase, and the explorers who transformed a nation
Statement of responsibility
Julie M. Fenster
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Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"The surprising story of how Thomas Jefferson commanded an unrivaled age of American exploration, sending out waves of expeditions into the West after the Louisiana Purchase. In presiding over that era of discovery, Jefferson forged a great nation"--
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Biography type
contains biographical information
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Fenster, Julie M
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Jefferson, Thomas
  • Lewis and Clark Expedition
  • Louisiana Purchase
  • Explorers
  • West (U.S.)
  • United States
  • West (U.S.)
Label
Jefferson's America : the President, the purchase, and the explorers who transformed a nation, Julie M. Fenster
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [371]-413) and index
Contents
In play -- The man in the farming coat -- This paradise or pandemonium -- A wall of brass -- "They pretend it is only to promote knoledge" -- "The object of your mission is single" -- Captain Merry -- A second expedition -- A special kind of war -- Toward the Ouachita -- River of dirt -- Louisiana freshes -- Mandan, Amatari and MinitarĂ­ -- New Year's -- The Arcansa and Red River expedition -- Mysteries of the Mississippi -- Achievements large and small -- "The more danger the more honor" -- Hobbling boldly -- To go or not to go -- Freeman and a certain success -- Men of Jefferson
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
422 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780307956484
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2015041160
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, portraits
System control number
  • (OCoLC)927618755
  • (OCoLC)ocn927618755
  • 773413
Label
Jefferson's America : the President, the purchase, and the explorers who transformed a nation, Julie M. Fenster
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [371]-413) and index
Contents
In play -- The man in the farming coat -- This paradise or pandemonium -- A wall of brass -- "They pretend it is only to promote knoledge" -- "The object of your mission is single" -- Captain Merry -- A second expedition -- A special kind of war -- Toward the Ouachita -- River of dirt -- Louisiana freshes -- Mandan, Amatari and MinitarĂ­ -- New Year's -- The Arcansa and Red River expedition -- Mysteries of the Mississippi -- Achievements large and small -- "The more danger the more honor" -- Hobbling boldly -- To go or not to go -- Freeman and a certain success -- Men of Jefferson
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
422 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780307956484
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2015041160
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, portraits
System control number
  • (OCoLC)927618755
  • (OCoLC)ocn927618755
  • 773413

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