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Clark, William 1770-1838

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Works: 1,582 works in 3,133 publications in 1 language and 147,042 library holdings
Genres: History  Diaries  Pictorial works  Case studies  Maps  Atlases  Biography  Genealogy 
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Roles: Author, Director, Other, Creator, Contributor, Correspondent
Classifications: F592.4, 917.8
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Most widely held works about William Clark
 
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Most widely held works by William Clark
The journals of Lewis and Clark by Meriwether Lewis( Book )

55 editions published between 1904 and 2014 in English and held by 5,566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The Lewis and Clark journals : an American epic of discovery : the abridgment of the definitive Nebraska edition by Meriwether Lewis( Book )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 1,540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two Centuries Ago, an American epic unfolded as Lewis and Clark's Corps of Discovery mapped the lands, described the natural wonders, and encountered the peoples of western North America. Following orders from President Thomas Jefferson, Captains Meriwether Lewis and William Clark set out from St. Louis in 1804 to search for a river passage to the Pacific Ocean. The heroism of the men of the Corps of Discovery and of Sacagawea, the Shoshone interpreter who became an essential member of the party, makes the expedition a quintessential American adventure. In their own words, recorded in the famous journals of Lewis and Clark, the members of the Corps of Discovery tell their story with an immediacy and power missing from secondhand accounts. All of their triumphs and terrors are here-the thrill of seeing the vast herds of bison on the plains, the tensions and admiration in the first meetings with Indian peoples, Lewis's rapture at the stunning beauty of the Great Falls, the fear the captains felt when a devastating illness befell Sacagawea, the ordeal of crossing the Continental Divide, Clark's joy at seeing the Pacific, miserable days of cold and hunger, and the kidnapping and rescue of Lewis's dog, Seaman. The natural wonders of an unspoiled America are captured in these pages. The lives and customs of its Native peoples also vividly come to life: Lewis and Clark's friendship with the Mandans and the Nez Perces, a deadly fight with the Blackfeet, and a series of intricate interactions and negotiations with numerous northwestern tribes. The cultural differences between the corps and the Indians make for living drama that at times provokes laughter but more often is poignant and, at least once, tragic. In this riveting account, editor Gary E. Moulton blends the narrative highlights of his definitive Nebraska edition of the Lewis and Clark journals. For the first time the voices of the enlisted men and of the Native Americans are heard alongside the words of the captains. New maps and illustrations enrich this American epic of discovery
Original journals of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, 1804-1806 by Meriwether Lewis( Book )

31 editions published between 1904 and 1989 in English and held by 1,362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American odyssey : the journey of Lewis and Clark by Ingvard Henry Eide( Book )

2 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 1,063 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Extracts, chiefly from the Original journals of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, 1804-1806 / edited by R.G. Thwaites, together with photographs taken by the compiler along the route of the expedition
The essential Lewis and Clark by Meriwether Lewis( Book )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 970 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Excerpts from the journals of Lewis and Clark chronicle their historic journey across the American continent
The Expedition of Lewis and Clark by Meriwether Lewis( Book )

14 editions published between 1814 and 1980 in English and held by 924 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Journals of the Lewis and Clark Expedition by Lewis and Clark Expedition( Book )

in English and held by 799 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History of the expedition under the command of Lewis and Clark by Meriwether Lewis( Book )

3 editions published between 1965 and 2007 in English and held by 702 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains the original manuscript journals, field notes of the explorers, bibliographic introduction, and maps
History of the expedition of Captains Lewis and Clark, 1804-5-6 : reprinted from the edition of 1814 by Meriwether Lewis( Book )

23 editions published between 1902 and 2002 in English and held by 581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The natural history of the Lewis and Clark Expedition by Raymond Darwin Burroughs( Book )

6 editions published between 1961 and 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 579 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Lewis and Clark Expedition by Meriwether Lewis( Book )

4 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The field notes of Captain William Clark, 1803-1805 by William Clark( Book )

9 editions published in 1964 in English and Undetermined and held by 545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wagner-Camp 4: "After the great expedition, Clark devoted his life to military and Indian affairs in Missouri Territory, where he served as territorial governor from 1813 to 1820. The William Clark papers are in the Missouri Historical Society, his Saint Louis Superintendency papers are in the Kansas State Historical Society, his letters sent to Washington are in the National Archives, and his field notes and maps are at Yale. The latter were edited by Ernest Staples Osgood and published by Yale University Press in 1964." Wagner-Camp 13:7: "William Clark's field notes, December 13, 1803-April 3, 1805, describing their winter of waiting on the Mississippi and first year up the Missouri, were discovered only a few years ago. Cutright recounts this discovery and subsequent legal proceedings that transpired before the manuscripts were finally deposited in Beinecke Library at Yale in 1960. They were subsequently edited by Ernest Staples Osgood and published by Yale University Press."
Into the unknown : leadership lessons from Lewis & Clark's daring westward adventure by Jack Uldrich( Book )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From a summary of the Northwest trek of the Corps of Discovery, the author draws ten leadership principles for cultivating teamwork in today's work environments
Atlas of the Lewis & Clark Expedition by Meriwether Lewis( )

7 editions published between 1983 and 1999 in English and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Into the unknown : leadership lessons from Lewis & Clark's daring westward expedition by Jack Uldrich( Book )

7 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Lewis & Clark, partners in discovery by John Bakeless( Book )

1 edition published in 1947 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The Lewis and Clark journals : an American epic of discovery : the abridgment of the definitive Nebraska edition
Alternative Names
Clarke 1770-1838

William Clark esploratore statunitense

William Clark odkrywca amerykański

William Clark ontdekkingsreiziger

William Clark US-amerikanischer Soldat und Entdecker, Mitglied der Lewis-und-Clark-Expedition

Кларк, Уильям

ויליאם קלארק

وليام كلارك

ویلیام کلارک (جستجوگر) سرباز، کاشف، و سیاست‌مدار آمریکایی

윌리엄 클라크

ウィリアム・クラーク アメリカ合衆国の探検家

威廉·克拉克

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English (523)

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The Lewis and Clark journals : an American epic of discovery : the abridgment of the definitive Nebraska editionThe essential Lewis and ClarkThe Journals of the Lewis and Clark ExpeditionHistory of the expedition under the command of Lewis and ClarkHistory of the expedition of Captains Lewis and Clark, 1804-5-6 : reprinted from the edition of 1814History of the expedition under the command of Captains Lewis and Clark, to the sources of the Missouri thence across the Rocky mountains and down the river Columbia to the Pacific ocean, performed during the years 1804-5-6 ; by order of the government of the United StatesInto the unknown : leadership lessons from Lewis & Clark's daring westward adventureAtlas of the Lewis & Clark ExpeditionInto the unknown : leadership lessons from Lewis & Clark's daring westward expedition