Exploration and Empire: The Explorer and the Scientist in the Winning of the American West

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From early mountain men searching for routes through the Rockies to West Point soldier-engineers conducting topographical expeditions, the exploration of the American West mirrored the development of a fledgling nation. In his Pulitzer Prize-winning Exploration and Empire, William H. Goetzmann analyzes the special role the explorer played in shaping the vast region once called "the Great American Desert." According to Goetzmann, the exploration of the West was not a haphazard series of discoveries, but a planned - even ...

Exploration and Empire: The Explorer and the Scientist in the Winning of the American West 2010, ACLS History E-Book Project

ISBN-13: 9781597401715

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Exploration and Empire: The Explorer and the Scientist in the Winning of the American West 2008, ACLS History E-Book Project

ISBN-13: 9781597404266

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Exploration and Empire: The Explorer and the Scientist in the Winning of the American West 1993, Texas State Historical Association, Austin, TX

ISBN-13: 9780876111352

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Exploration and Empire: The Explorer and the Scientist in the Winning of the American West 1978, W. W. Norton & Company, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780393008814

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