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Astoria & empire

Autor: James P Ronda
Verlag: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©1990.
Ausgabe/Medienart   Gedrucktes Buch : Bundesstaatliche Regierungsveröffentlichung : EnglischAlle Ausgaben und Medienarten anzeigen
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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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Gattung/Form: History
Physisches Format Online version:
Ronda, James P., 1943-
Astoria & empire.
Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©1990
(OCoLC)644148594
Medienart: Amtliche Veröffentlichung, Bundesstaatliche Regierungsveröffentlichung, Internetquelle
Dokumenttyp Buch, Internet-Ressource
Alle Autoren: James P Ronda
ISBN: 0803238967 9780803238961 0803289421 9780803289420
OCLC-Nummer: 20221237
Beschreibung: xiv, 400 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Inhalt: 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.
Andere Titel Astoria and empire.
Verfasserangabe: by James P. Ronda.
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In his 1836 account, Washington Irving immortalized Astoria, but it has been a footnote to the history of western expansion - a reminder of John Jacob Astor's failed attempt to establish a  Weiterlesen…

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