The Journals Of Lewis And Clark

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Kessinger Publishing, 2004 - Travel - 312 pages
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A fine warm day. We met with a Frenchman, by the name of Jussome, whom we employ as an interpreter. This man has a wife and children in the village. Great numbers on both sides flocked down to the bank to view us as we passed. Captain Lewis, with the interpreter, walked down to the village below our camp. After delaying one hour, he returned and informed me the Indians had returned to their village.

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Excellent introduction. - Goodreads
While the stories were incredible the writing was not. - Goodreads
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A remarkable read for the insight it provides on what a wondrous country this must have been before the white man arrived and messed everything up. The number of deer, elk, bison, and grizzly bears ... Read full review

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User Review  - Oliver - Goodreads

A challenge to read, because it is kept in the original spelling and idiom, but well worth it. Extraordinary insights into the historical period, the virgin west, and native peoples. Changed my thinking in all three areas. Read full review

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William Clark is visiting assistant professor of history at the University of California, Los Angeles, and coeditor of "The Sciences in Enlightened Europe," also published by the University of Chicago Press.

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