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Definitive Journals of Lewis & Clark V12

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This landmark volume contains the most complete listing and presentation of the plant specimens collected by the Lewis and Clark expedition. All but one of the plants were collected by Meriwether Lewis, the expeditions botanist. The collection, how-ever, was nearly lost over the years when it was scattered among various botanists who intended to catalog the expeditions scientific discoveries. Fortunately, for many years the specimens have been in the care of major institutions, principally the Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia. The 239 extant items are brought together in one book for the first time. This indispensable volume will assist researchers and enthusiasts hoping to identify each plants date and place of collection and other information such as plant habitat and ethnobotanical use.

About the Author

Gary E. Moulton is Thomas C. Sorensen Professor of American History at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. His editing of the Lewis and Clark journals earned him the J. Franklin Jameson Award of the American Historical Association and the Outstanding Research and Creative Activity Award from the University of Nebraska.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780803280328
Editor:
Moulton, Gary E.
Publisher:
University of Nebraska Press
Editor:
Moulton, Gary E.
Author:
Moulton, Gary E.
Author:
Clark, William
Author:
Lewis, Meriwether
Subject:
West (u.s.)
Subject:
United States - West - General
Subject:
Explorers
Subject:
United States - 19th Century
Subject:
Life Sciences - Botany
Subject:
Clark, William
Subject:
Lewis, Meriwether
Subject:
US History-19th Century
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Definitive Journals of Lewis and Clark
Publication Date:
20040531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Illus., Map
Pages:
356
Dimensions:
12.00x8.98x.70 in. 2.26 lbs.

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