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Lewis and Clark among the grizzlies : legend and legacy in the American West

Author: Paul Schullery
Publisher: Guilford, Conn. : Falcon, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Of all the perils and wonders encountered by Lewis and Clark's Corps of Discovery, none so perfectly represents the enduring mystique of the western wilderness as does the grizzly bear. In this adventure-filled book, historian naturalist Paul Schullery celebrates the expedition's rich legacy of grizzly lore in light of modern scientific knowledge and separates the legends from the even more thrilling realities.
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Genre/Form: Anecdotes
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Schullery
ISBN: 0762725249 9780762725243 0762722630 9780762722631
OCLC Number: 49903182
Description: 247 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
First bears, and other matters --
"Tracks of white bear, very large" --
Red and yellow, black and white --
"Turrible looking animal" --
"I do not like the gentleman" --
Seeking and sorting bears --
Courage --
Great Falls bear crisis --
Shy bears --
Rare bears --
Pacific slope bears --
Variagated bears --
"Sertain fatality" --
Yellowstone River bears --
Big-picture bears --
Legacies --
Sources and editorial procedures --
Notes --
Acknowledgments --
Index.
Responsibility: Paul Schullery.
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Of all the perils and wonders encountered by Lewis and Clark's Corps of Discovery, none so perfectly represents the enduring mystique of the western wilderness as does the grizzly bear. In this adventure-filled book, historian naturalist Paul Schullery celebrates the expedition's rich legacy of grizzly lore in light of modern scientific knowledge and separates the legends from the even more thrilling realities.

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