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Lewis and Clark and the Image of the American Northwest

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The author traces how Lewis and Clark's epic journey of 1804–06 and their charting of the American Northwest dramatically revised generally held concepts of the area's geography. With 45 maps. "Splendidly researched and highly readable" — Donald Jackson, editor of the Letters of the Lewis and Clark Expedition.
Published March 14th 2012 by Dover Publications
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Jun 20, 2014 Ed Brenegar rated it it was amazing
While Stephen Ambrose's Undaunted Courage is the popular choice for a history of the Lewis & Clark Expedition, Allen's book provides a depth of context that I found engaging. This is one of my five most favorite of the books about the expedition.
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John Logan Allen earned a B.A. in International Affairs from the University of Wyoming, a M.A. in Political Science from the same university, and a Ph.D. in Geography from Clark University in Worcester. He is an Emeritus Professor of Geography at the University of Wyoming and the University of Connecticut.
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