Adventuring with Boldness: The Triumph of the Explorers

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Fulcrum Publishing, 2006 - History - 247 pages
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This book is split into two sections, the first telling the stories of the expeditions of Alexander Mackenzie, Zebulon Pike, Lewis and Clark, John Wesley Powell, and more. The second part tells how they dealt with travel issues.
 

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User Review  - Cheryl_in_CC_NV - LibraryThing

This one took some time to get through. It's not something I could immerse myself in, as it read more like a history text than a narrative. It was also about the exploits of men that I consider to ... Read full review

Contents

William Bligh 17541817 Beast or Hero?
1
Samuel Hearne 17451792
8
Alexander Mackenzie 17621820
21
Meriwether Lewis 17741809 and William Clark
33
Zehulon Montgomery Pike 17791813
45
John Wesley Powell 18341902
58
John Charles Fremont 18131890 The Pathfinder
73
Sir John Franklin 1 7861847
94
Survival Who Lives Who Dies and
137
Marching on Their Stomachs Food Famine
150
Pox and Poisons Disease Injuries Medicines
166
Dealing with the Neighbors Contacts with
180
Leadership What Made Them Tick?
193
Wtiat Happened after the Expeditions?
216
Sources
235
Copyright

John Rae 18131893 The Man Who Walked
115

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About the author (2006)

Bruce C. Paton, MD, was born in India, educated in Scotland, served as a lieutenant in Royal Marine Command, graduated in medicine from the University of Edinburgh, and worked as a doctor in Kenya and Scotland before coming to the United States as a research fellow in surgery.

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