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William Clark and the shaping of the West

Author: Landon Y Jones
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Between 1803 and 1806, Meriwether Lewis and William Clark co-captained the most famous expedition in American history. Clark, as the highest-ranking federal official in the West, spent three decades  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: William Clark; George Rogers Clark; Clark family.; Clark family.; George Rogers Clark; William Clark
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Landon Y Jones
ISBN: 9780803226975 0803226977
OCLC Number: 317925678
Notes: Originally published: New York : Hill and Wang, ©2004.
Description: 394 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
Contents: Prologue : A dark and bloody ground --
America's first West : 1722-1772 --
General George Rogers Clark : 1772-1789 --
Lieutenant Billy Clark : 1789-1795 --
Soldier and citizen : 1795-1803 --
"Ocian in view! o! the joy!" : 1803-1806 --
This wild country : 1806-1809 --
Life without Lewis : 1809-1813 --
Territorial governor : 1813-1820 --
"The red-headed chief" : 1820-1829 --
Resistance and removal : 1829-1838.
Responsibility: Landon Y. Jones.

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