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Lewis and Clark Among the Grizzlies: Legend and Legacy in the American West (Lewis & Clark Expedition)

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Publisher Comments:

Of all the perils and wonders encountered by Lewis and Clark's Corps of Discovery, none so perfectly represents the enduring mystique of the western wilderness as does the grizzly bear. In this adventure-filled book, historian-naturalist Paul Schullery celebrates the expedition's rich legacy of grizzly lore in light of modern scientific knowledge and separates the legends from the even more thrilling realities.

Synopsis:

Lewis and Clarks expedition was full of adventures but few were as exhilarating as their moments Z99 grizzly bears The author has combed the journals to provide readers Z99 Lewis and Clarks own words on the Ursus horribles and offers new insight int

Synopsis:

Lewis and Clark's own words on the Ursus horribles with new insight into the role of the grizzly bear in this tale of Western exploration and discovery.

About the Author

Paul Schullery is the author, coauthor, or editor of more than thirty books on nature, conservation, and outdoor sports. He is the recipient of an honorary doctorate of letters from Montana State University and the Wallace Stegner Award from the University of Colorado Center of the American West. 

Table of Contents

Introduction (1) First Bears, and other matters (2) "Tracks of White beat which was verry large" (3) Red and Yellow, Black and White (4) "a terrible looking animal" (5) "I do not like the gentleman." (6) Sorting out Species (7) Courage (8) Great Falls (9) Shy Bears (10) Rare Bears (11) Pacific Slope Bears (12) Variegated Bears (13) "A Sertain Fatality" (14) Yellowstone River Bears (15) Big Picture Bears (16) Legacies; Endnotes; Acknowledgements; Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780762725243
Author:
Schullery, Paul
Publisher:
Falcon Press Publishing
Author:
Schullery, P.
Subject:
Discovery and exploration
Subject:
United States - General
Subject:
United States - 19th Century/Old West
Subject:
West (u.s.)
Subject:
Bears
Subject:
Grizzly bear
Subject:
Expeditions & Discoveries
Subject:
Grizzly bear -- West (U.S.)
Subject:
Animals - Bears
Subject:
US History-19th Century
Subject:
Animals
Copyright:
Edition Number:
First edition
Edition Description:
First
Series:
Lewis & Clark Expedition
Publication Date:
20020631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
1 map, 22 historical images
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

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"Synopsis" by , Lewis and Clarks expedition was full of adventures but few were as exhilarating as their moments Z99 grizzly bears The author has combed the journals to provide readers Z99 Lewis and Clarks own words on the Ursus horribles and offers new insight int
"Synopsis" by , Lewis and Clark's own words on the Ursus horribles with new insight into the role of the grizzly bear in this tale of Western exploration and discovery.
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