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Lewis & Clark legacies, memories, and new perspectives

Kris Fresonke 1966-; Mark David Spence


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  • Title:
    Lewis & Clark legacies, memories, and new perspectives
  • Author: Kris Fresonke 1966-; Mark David Spence
  • Description: CONTENTS; LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS; INTRODUCTION; PART I. CONTEXTS; 1. Living with Lewis & Clark: The American Philosophical Society's Continuing Relationship with the Corps of Discovery from the Michaux Expedition to the Present; 2. Wilderness Aesthetics; 3. "Two dozes of barks and opium": Lewis & Clark as Physicians; PART II. LEGACIES; 4. The Louisiana Purchase and the Lewis & Clark Expedition: A Constitutional Moment?; 5. "Twice-born" from the Waters: The Two-Hundred-Year Journey of the Mandan, Hidatsa, and Arikara Indians; 6. George Shannon and C. S. Rafinesque; PART III. MEMORIES
    7. "We are not dealing entirely with the past": Americans Remember Lewis & Clark8. Sacajawea, Meet Cogewea: A Red Progressive Revision of Frontier Romance; 9. On the Trail: Commemorating the Lewis & Clark Expedition in the Twentieth Century; PART IV. NEW PERSPECTIVES; 10. Let's Play Lewis & Clark: Strange Visions of Nature and History at the Bicentennial; 11. On the Tourist Trail with Lewis & Clark: Issues of Interpretation and Preservation; 12. The Lewis & Clark Bicentennial: Putting Tribes Back on the Map; Epilogue. "We proceeded on"; LIST OF CONTRIBUTORS; INDEX; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I
    JK; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z
    Two centuries after their expedition awoke the nation both to the promise and to the disquiet of the vast territory out west, Lewis and Clark still stir the imagination, and their adventure remains one of the most celebrated and studied chapters in American history. This volume explores the legacy of Lewis and Clark's momentous journey and, on the occasion of its bicentennial, considers the impact of their westward expedition on American culture. Approaching their subject from many different perspectives-literature, history, women's studies, law, medicine, and environmental history, among othe
  • Publication Date: 2004
  • Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press
  • Format: 1 online resource (299 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 1-282-35969-X;ISBN 1-59734-710-8;ISBN 9786612359699;ISBN 0-520-93714-7
  • Subjects: Lewis and Clark Expedition (1804-1806); Lewis and Clark Expedition (1804-1806)--Influence; Explorers -- West (U.S.); Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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