Journal of lewis and clark book

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AbeBooks: A Collectible Book Expedition with Lewis and Clark

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Book Review: The Journals of Lewis & Clark; 1804-1806

A Collectible Book Expedition with Lewis and Clark

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From —, in an exciting journey to the Pacific Ocean and back, Lewis and Clark's Corps of Discovery mapped the lands, described the natural wonders, and encountered the people of western North America. But, as Walter Kim wrote in Time, "If not for the … epic the captains scratched out while crouching on hillsides and squatting on riverbanks, we might not remember Lewis and Clark at all. This website makes available the text of the celebrated Nebraska edition of the Lewis and Clark journals, edited by Gary E. Moulton's edition—the most accurate and inclusive edition ever published—is one of the major scholarly achievements of the late twentieth century. The site features the full text—almost five thousand pages—of the journals. Also included are a gallery of images, important supplemental texts, and audio files of selected passages plus Native American perspectives.

Two hundred years ago, on December 2, , in his State of the Union address, Thomas Jefferson formally announced the return of the Lewis and Clark expedition. Lewis committed suicide in Clark went on to serve in various army posts and as a superintendent of Indian affairs. When he died in , the Corps of Discovery was a fading memory. Lewis and Clark got five sentences.

The Journals of Lewis and Clark are the first report on the West, on the United States over the hill Author interviews, book reviews, editors' picks, and more.
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Journals of Lewis and Clark Reprinted Edition

For such an iconic American subject, the literature of the Lewis and Clark expedition is surprisingly sparse, probably because the journals themselves, until the Moulton edition made them widely available, were so difficult to find in a complete authoritative form. We do not have too many books about Lewis and Clark; we have too few. Here are the 10 best. Gary E. Moulton, ed.


  1. Denise F. says:

    Find a copy in the library

  2. Matilda H. says:

    The roots of the expedition of Meriwether Lewis and William Clark were already lengthy by the time of the Louisiana Purchase in April

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