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Astoria & empire

Autor James P Ronda
Vydavatel: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©1990.
Vydání/formát:   Tištěná kniha : State or province government publication : EnglishZobrazit všechny vydání a formáty
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In late December 1788 a worried Spanish official in Mexico City set down his fears about a new and aggressive northern neighbor. Viceroy Manuel Antonio Florez offered a gloomy prediction about the future of Spanish-United States relations in the West. He already knew about the steady march of frontiersmen toward St. Louis and now came troubling word of Robert Gray's ship Columbia on the Northwest coast. All this
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Žánr/forma: History
Doplňující formát: Online version:
Ronda, James P., 1943-
Astoria & empire.
Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©1990
(OCoLC)644148594
Typ materiálu: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internetový zdroj
Typ dokumentu Kniha, Internetový zdroj
Všichni autoři/tvůrci: James P Ronda
ISBN: 0803238967 9780803238961 0803289421 9780803289420
OCLC číslo: 20221237
Popis: xiv, 400 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Obsahy: Astoria: the origins of an imperial idea --
Planning Astoria --
The Russian connection --
To Astoria by sea --
The overland passage: Montreal to the Arikara Villages --
From the Arikara Villages to Astoria --
LIfe at Fort Astoria --
Astoria at war --
Astoria in retreat --
Astoria: the legacy.
Jiné tituly: Astoria and empire.
Odpovědnost: by James P. Ronda.
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