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William Clark and the Shaping of the West
by Landon Y. Jones


Overview - Between 1803 and 1806, Meriwether Lewis and William Clark cocaptained the most famous expedition in American history. But while Lewis ended his life just three years after the expedition, Clark, as the highest-ranking federal official in the West, spent three decades overseeing its consequences: Indian removal and the destruction of Native America.  Read more...

 
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Overview
Between 1803 and 1806, Meriwether Lewis and William Clark cocaptained the most famous expedition in American history. But while Lewis ended his life just three years after the expedition, Clark, as the highest-ranking federal official in the West, spent three decades overseeing its consequences: Indian removal and the destruction of Native America. In a rare combination of storytelling and scholarship, bestselling author Landon Y. Jones vividly depicts Clark s life and the dark and bloody ground of America s early West, capturing the qualities of character and courage that made Clark an unequaled leader in America s grander enterprise: the shaping of the West."

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780803226975
  • ISBN-10: 0803226977
  • Publisher: University of Nebraska Press
  • Publish Date: October 2009
  • Page Count: 394


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Books > Biography & Autobiography > Historical - General
Books > Biography & Autobiography > Adventurers & Explorers
Books > History > United States - State & Local - West

 
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