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Author Fenster, Julie M.

Title Jefferson's America : the President, the purchase, and the explorers who transformed a nation / Julie M. Fenster.

Publication Info. New York : Crown Publishers, [2016]


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Parsons Non-Fiction  973.4 F341    ---  Available
Description 422 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 25 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [371]-413) and index.
Contents In Play -- The Man In The Farming Coat -- This Paradise Or Pandemonium -- A Wall Of Brass -- "They Pretend It Is Only To Promote Knoledge" -- "The Object Of Your Mission Is Single" -- Captain Merry -- A Second Expedition -- A Special Kind Of War -- Toward The Ouachita -- River Of Dirt -- Louisiana Freshes -- Mandan, Amatari And Minitarí -- New Year's -- The Arcansa And Red River Expedition -- Mysteries Of The Mississippi -- Achievements Large And Small -- "The More Danger The More Honor" -- Hobbling Boldly -- To Go Or Not To Go -- Freeman And A Certain Success -- Men Of Jefferson.
Summary "The surprising story of how Thomas Jefferson commanded an unrivaled age of American exploration, sending out waves of expeditions into the West after the Louisiana Purchase. In presiding over that era of discovery, Jefferson forged a great nation"-- Provided by publisher.
Source B&T 05.2016 PARS
Subject West (U.S.) -- Discovery and exploration.
Louisiana Purchase.
Lewis and Clark Expedition (1804-1806)
United States -- Territorial expansion.
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826.
Explorers -- West (U.S.) -- History -- 19th century.
West (U.S.) -- History -- To 1848.
HISTORY -- United States -- 19th Century.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY -- Adventurers & Explorers.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY -- Presidents & Heads of State.
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826. (OCoLC)fst00040754
Lewis and Clark Expedition. (OCoLC)fst01406330
Discoveries in geography. (OCoLC)fst00894950
Explorers. (OCoLC)fst00918556
Louisiana Purchase. (OCoLC)fst01002754
Territorial expansion. (OCoLC)fst01355135
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
United States, West. (OCoLC)fst01243255
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
ISBN 9780307956484 (hardback)
0307956482 (hardback)

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