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The Resource Before Lewis and Clark : the story of the Chouteaus, the French dynasty that ruled America's frontier, Shirley Christian

Before Lewis and Clark : the story of the Chouteaus, the French dynasty that ruled America's frontier, Shirley Christian

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Before Lewis and Clark : the story of the Chouteaus, the French dynasty that ruled America's frontier
Title
Before Lewis and Clark
Title remainder
the story of the Chouteaus, the French dynasty that ruled America's frontier
Statement of responsibility
Shirley Christian
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
F474.S253
LC item number
A225 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Before Lewis and Clark : the story of the Chouteaus, the French dynasty that ruled America's frontier, Shirley Christian
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [439]-483) and index
Contents
Among a people of strange speech -- The first generation: Pierre Laclède Liguest -- Haughty children of the middle waters -- The business of St. Louis -- Auguste and Pierre, greatly loved and greatly feared -- New rulers, new ways -- Intrigues and possibilities -- Enveloped in a cloud of miseries -- Dreaming big--and stumbling -- The third generation -- Auguste and Pierre: men of property -- Pierre Jr.: gentle Creole, driven tycoon -- A.P. Chouteau: star-crossed hero -- François and Bérénice: together to a new place -- Pierre Jr.: position, advantage, and perhaps vanity
Control code
53434709
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed
Extent
509 p.
Isbn
9780374110055
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2003064176
Other physical details
ill., map
Label
Before Lewis and Clark : the story of the Chouteaus, the French dynasty that ruled America's frontier, Shirley Christian
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [439]-483) and index
Contents
Among a people of strange speech -- The first generation: Pierre Laclède Liguest -- Haughty children of the middle waters -- The business of St. Louis -- Auguste and Pierre, greatly loved and greatly feared -- New rulers, new ways -- Intrigues and possibilities -- Enveloped in a cloud of miseries -- Dreaming big--and stumbling -- The third generation -- Auguste and Pierre: men of property -- Pierre Jr.: gentle Creole, driven tycoon -- A.P. Chouteau: star-crossed hero -- François and Bérénice: together to a new place -- Pierre Jr.: position, advantage, and perhaps vanity
Control code
53434709
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed
Extent
509 p.
Isbn
9780374110055
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2003064176
Other physical details
ill., map

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