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The Resource Claiming the American wilderness : international rivalry in the trans-Mississippi West, 1528-1803, Hunt Janin

Claiming the American wilderness : international rivalry in the trans-Mississippi West, 1528-1803, Hunt Janin

Label
Claiming the American wilderness : international rivalry in the trans-Mississippi West, 1528-1803
Title
Claiming the American wilderness
Title remainder
international rivalry in the trans-Mississippi West, 1528-1803
Statement of responsibility
Hunt Janin
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Beginning with the 1528 shipwreck of Spanish conquistador Cabeza de Vaca and ending with the negotiation of the Louisiana Purchase in 1803, this volume presents a broadly based general survey of the events that took place in the Trans-Mississippi West during the 16th, 17th and 18th centuries"--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1940-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Janin, Hunt
Dewey number
978/.01
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
F592
LC item number
.J34 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • West (U.S.)
  • West (U.S.)
  • West (U.S.)
  • Indians of North America
  • United States
  • United States
  • Europe
  • Explorers
  • Pioneers
  • Indians of North America
Label
Claiming the American wilderness : international rivalry in the trans-Mississippi West, 1528-1803, Hunt Janin
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 255-264) and index
Contents
The Indians : coping with the Europeans and Americans -- The Spaniards : children of the sun -- The French : lords of rivers and lakes -- The British : from Rupert's Land to the Pacific -- The Russians : "soft gold"-the richest fur in the world -- The Americans : to all points West -- Epilogue : the six rivals, a summing-up -- Selected chronology, 1492-1804 -- The Lewis and Clark Expedition -- Mirrors of the trans-Mississippi West : George Catlin and Karl Bodmer -- The coming of the horse -- Firearms on the early frontiers -- Protecting northern New Spain from the Apaches -- A Spanish requerimiento -- The Treaty of San Ildefonso -- Coureurs de bois and voyageurs: the men and their boats
Control code
ocm64594327
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
viii, 268 p.
Isbn
9780786425518
Isbn Type
(softcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2006007708
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)64594327
Label
Claiming the American wilderness : international rivalry in the trans-Mississippi West, 1528-1803, Hunt Janin
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 255-264) and index
Contents
The Indians : coping with the Europeans and Americans -- The Spaniards : children of the sun -- The French : lords of rivers and lakes -- The British : from Rupert's Land to the Pacific -- The Russians : "soft gold"-the richest fur in the world -- The Americans : to all points West -- Epilogue : the six rivals, a summing-up -- Selected chronology, 1492-1804 -- The Lewis and Clark Expedition -- Mirrors of the trans-Mississippi West : George Catlin and Karl Bodmer -- The coming of the horse -- Firearms on the early frontiers -- Protecting northern New Spain from the Apaches -- A Spanish requerimiento -- The Treaty of San Ildefonso -- Coureurs de bois and voyageurs: the men and their boats
Control code
ocm64594327
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
viii, 268 p.
Isbn
9780786425518
Isbn Type
(softcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2006007708
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)64594327

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