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By William E. Foley

ISBN-10: 0826215335

ISBN-13: 9780826215338

ISBN-10: 0826216633

ISBN-13: 9780826216632

Strange because it could seem this day, William Clark—best referred to as the yankee explorer who joined Meriwether Lewis in top an overland day trip to the Pacific—has many extra claims to repute than his mythical Voyage of Discovery, dramatic and bold notwithstanding that enterprise could have been. even though reviews were released on nearly each point of the Lewis and Clark trip, Wilderness Journey is the 1st complete account of Clark’s long and multifaceted life.

Following Lewis and Clark’s nice odyssey, Clark’s carrier as a soldier, Indian diplomat, and executive reliable positioned him at middle degree within the nationwide quest to own and occupy North America’s huge western hinterland and prefigured U.S. regulations within the sector. In his own lifestyles, Clark needed to triumph over demanding situations no much less daunting than these he confronted within the public enviornment. Foley will pay cautious realization to the relatives and company dimensions of Clark’s deepest international, including richness to this well-rounded and revealing portrait of the guy and his brave life.

Coinciding with the bicentennial in 2004 of the departure of Lewis and Clark’s famed Corps of Discovery, Wilderness Journey fills an important hole in scholarship. meant for the overall reader, in addition to for experts within the box, this attention-grabbing ebook offers a well-balanced and thorough account of 1 of America’s most important frontiersmen.

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