After Lewis And Clark: Mountain Men And The Paths To The Pacific by Robert M. UtleyAfter Lewis And Clark: Mountain Men And The Paths To The Pacific by Robert M. Utley

After Lewis And Clark: Mountain Men And The Paths To The Pacific

byRobert M. Utley

Paperback | November 1, 2004

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In 1807, a year after Lewis and Clark returned from the shores of the Pacific, groups of trappers and hunters began to drift West to tap the rich stocks of beaver and to trade with the Native nations. Colorful and eccentric, bold and adventurous, mountain men such as John Colter, George Drouillard, Hugh Glass, Andrew Henry, and Kit Carson found individual freedom and financial reward in pursuit of pelts. Their knowledge of the country and its inhabitants served the first mapmakers, the army, and the streams of emigrants moving West in ever-greater numbers. The mountain men laid the foundations for their own displacement, as they led the nation on a westward course that ultimately spread the American lands from sea to sea.
Robert M. Utley, former chief historian for the National Park Service and a founder of the Western Historical Association, is the author of fifteen books on the Western frontier, including Billy the Kid: A Short and Violent Life and Custer and the Great Controversy: The Origin and Development of a Legend, both available in Bison Books ...
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Title:After Lewis And Clark: Mountain Men And The Paths To The PacificFormat:PaperbackDimensions:392 pages, 8.93 × 6.05 × 0.86 inPublished:November 1, 2004Publisher:UNP - Bison BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0803295642

ISBN - 13:9780803295643

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“Utley’s volume makes excellent reading. It is fast paced, entertaining, and very well researched. . . . Added to his already impressive list of books, After Lewis and Clark solidifies Utley’s reputation as one of the foremost scholars and entertaining writers on the West.” —Joe Knetsch, Journal of America’s Military Past
- Joe Knetsch - Journal of America's Military Past - 20070606