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Two centuries of Lewis and Clark : reflections on the voyage of discovery

Author: William L Lang; Carl Abbott; Roberta Conner; Christopher Zinn
Publisher: Portland : Oregon Historical Society Press ; Seattle : Distributed by University of Washington Press, ©2004.
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The landscape encountered by the Corps of Discovery during their multi-year, cross- country trek to the Pacific was dramatically different from the one that greeted visitors attending Portland's Lewis and Clark Centennial Exposition in 1905 or the one that exists in the Pacific Northwest today. On the occasion of the bicentennial of the Lewis and Clark expedition and the centennial of the Lewis and Clark Centennial  Read more...
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Lang, William L.
Two centuries of Lewis and Clark.
Portland : Oregon Historical Society Press ; Seattle : Distributed by University of Washington Press, ©2004
(OCoLC)988943114
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William L Lang; Carl Abbott; Roberta Conner; Christopher Zinn
ISBN: 0875952887 9780875952888
OCLC Number: 56510693
Description: xi, 145 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Contents: The corps of discovery in American and Oregon history / William L. Lang --
Exploring a foreign place : the Lewis and Clark Expedition in Oregon Country / Carl Abbott --
Starting a second century : Oregon looks to the past and the future at the Lewis and Clark Centennial Exposition of 1905 / Carl Abbott, Roberta Connor, William Lang, and Christopher Zinn.
Responsibility: William L. Lang and Carl Abbott ; and a conversation with Roberta Conner and Christopher Zinn.
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Scrutinizes the motivations for the Lewis and Clark expedition and the environmental ramifications of its discoveries on the people and the landscape of the Columbia River Basin. This book examines  Read more...

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