Undaunted Courage: Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson, and the Opening of the American West

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Description

"Unduanted Courage" is the story of a heroic and legendary man, and the saga of a great nation creating itself. In 1803, President Thomas Jefferson chose Captain Meriwether Lewis to lead the first government-backed exploration of the vast and unknown western territory of what would become part of the United States. Lewis was the perfect choice.

Product Details

Price
$20.00  $18.40
Publisher
Simon & Schuster
Publish Date
June 02, 1997
Pages
521
Dimensions
6.1 X 1.2 X 9.1 inches | 1.3 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780684826974

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About the Author

Stephen E. Ambrose was a renowned historian and acclaimed author of more than thirty books. Among his New York Times bestsellers are Nothing Like It in the World, Citizen Soldiers, Band of Brothers, D-Day - June 6, 1944, and Undaunted Courage. Dr. Ambrose was a retired Boyd Professor of History at the University of New Orleans and a contributing editor for the Quarterly Journal of Military History.

Reviews

Ken Burns Stephen Ambrose is that rare breed: a historian with true passion for his subject. Here he takes one of the great, but also one of the most superficially considered, stories in American history and breathes fresh life into it. Lewis comes alive as we've never known him.