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A newer world: Kit Carson, John C. Frémont, and the claiming of the American West

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John C. Fr mont, an explorer and later a Civil War figure, began his first expedition in 1842 to map out the Oregon Trail. In St. Louis, preparing for his trip, Fr mont hired Kit Carson as his chief ... Read full review

Review: A Newer World: Kit Carson, John C. Frémont, and The Claiming of The American West

User Review  - Greg Goodrum - Goodreads

This is a short, fairly accessible introduction to two key figures in America's expansion to the west. While not a full life biography of either man, it promises exactly what the premise states; an ... Read full review

Review: A Newer World: Kit Carson, John C. Frémont, and The Claiming of The American West

User Review  - Arcticvet - Goodreads

Enjoyed this fairly straightforward account of some significant mid-nineteenth century expeditions through parts of the American West. Positive and negative aspects of the personalities of Carson and ... Read full review

Review: A Newer World: Kit Carson, John C. Frémont, and The Claiming of The American West

User Review  - Tom Darrow - Goodreads

Rather unremarkable. Breaks little new ground and, for the historians out there, is rather poorly and weakly researched. Read full review

Review: A Newer World: Kit Carson, John C. Frémont, and The Claiming of The American West

User Review  - Will Kastner - Goodreads

Excellent. History as it should be written. Read full review

Review: A Newer World: Kit Carson, John C. Frémont, and The Claiming of The American West

User Review  - Jeff - Goodreads

Great book. Opening the America west was largely accomplished by this man with Kit Carson at his side. I am currently reading Blood and Thunder which considers these two explorers as well as the political and Native American sides. So far an excellent read. Read full review


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