The Journals of Lewis and Clark - DeVoto, Bernard Augustine (Editor), and Lewis, Meriwether, and Ambrose, Stephen E (Foreword by)

In 1803, when the United States purchased Louisiana from France, the great expanse of this new American territory was a blank -- not only on the map but in our knowledge. President Thomas Jefferson keenly understood that the course of the nation's destiny lay westward and that a national "Voyage of Discovery" must be mounted to determine the ... Read More

The Journals of Lewis and Clark 1997, Mariner Books, Boston, MA

ISBN-13: 9780395859964

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