Lewis and Clark : partners in discovery: partners in discovery

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This is the first authoritative biography of the two great explorers charged by President Thomas Jefferson with exploring the lands beyond the headwaters of the Mississippi in 1803. In writing the work, Dr. Bakeless, noted American historian, drew on his own exhaustive field research as well as a wealth of original documents, including diaries kept by expedition members. These recorded not only the bold outlines of the trip with its Indian fights and other perils, but also such fascinating details as the number of buffaloes eaten, grizzly bears fought, the variety of plants and seeds collected, and the customs and lore of the Indian tribes. The expedition was planned with military precision down to the last grain of powder, but in the final analysis it was the courage and resourcefulness of the two leaders that kept the party together for three years. Their perseverance and "horse sense" in the face of incredible obstacles and hardships was largely responsible for the success of the undertaking, which in turn buttressed Jefferson's vision of a United States stretching beyond the Continental Divide to the shores of the Pacific. Clear and well written, Dr. Bakeless' book contains an immense amount of material unknown before its original publication, and the whole work is informed with the author's fresh insights and keen perceptions. It will be welcomed by historians and students of American history but it will also be read with great enjoyment by anyone interested in the two remarkable men who led one of the most important and influential expeditions in the annals of exploration.
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Grouping Titlelewis and clark partners in discovery
Grouping Authorbakeless john
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display_descriptionFirst authoritative biography of two great explorers. Based on original research and diaries of expedition members, book records day-by-day occurrences, dangers, hardships, Indian customs and lore, much more. Contains much material unknown before original publication. 29 illustrations and 7 maps.
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ils:.b37263857BookBooksUndeterminedWilliam Morrow & Co., c1947., 1947.498 pages : illustrations.
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subject_facetClark, William, -- 1770-1838
Electronic books
Explorers -- West (U.S.) -- Biography
Lewis, Meriwether, -- 1774-1809
West (U.S.) -- Description and travel
title_displayLewis and Clark : partners in discovery
title_fullLewis and Clark : partners in discovery / John Bakeless
Lewis and Clark : partners in discovery [electronic resource] / John Bakeless
title_shortLewis and Clark : partners in discovery
title_subpartners in discovery
topic_facetClark, William
Description and travel
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Lewis, Meriwether