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Synopsis:

Tracing North American Exploration from Balboa to Lewis and Clark, Devoto tells in a classic fashion how the drama of discovery defined the American nation. The Course of Empire is the third volume in historian Bernard Devotos monumental trilogy of the West. Entertaining and incisive, this is the dramatic story of three hundred years of exploration of North America leading up to 1805.

About the Author

Bernard DeVoto (1897-1955), winner of the Pulitzer Prize, was a renowned scholar-historian of the American West and one of the country's greatest men of letters.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780395510148
Publisher:
Mariner Books
Location:
Boston :
Author:
DeVoto, Bernard
Subject:
United states
Subject:
United States Discovery and exploration.
Subject:
United States - General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
The American Heritage library
Series Volume:
no. 52
Publication Date:
1989
Binding:
Paperback
Pages:
688
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.5 x 1.56 in 1.53 lb

Related Subjects

Biography » Royalty
History and Social Science » Americana » Western States

Course of Empire
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Tracing North American Exploration from Balboa to Lewis and Clark, Devoto tells in a classic fashion how the drama of discovery defined the American nation. The Course of Empire is the third volume in historian Bernard Devotos monumental trilogy of the West. Entertaining and incisive, this is the dramatic story of three hundred years of exploration of North America leading up to 1805.
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