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The Resource Army exploration in the American West, 1803-1863, by William H. Goetzmann with a new introduction

Army exploration in the American West, 1803-1863, by William H. Goetzmann with a new introduction

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Army exploration in the American West, 1803-1863
Title
Army exploration in the American West, 1803-1863
Statement of responsibility
by William H. Goetzmann with a new introduction
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
First published in 1959, this book tells the story of the U.S. Army's role in exploring the trans-Mississippi West, particularly the role of the Topographical Engineers. An interdisciplinary book, it addresses the military's role in the founding of archaeology and ethnology in this country and inlucdes art and photography as part of the historical story. - Publisher
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Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
978/.02
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
F591
LC item number
.G6 1991
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Fred H. and Ella Mae Moore Texas history reprint series
Label
Army exploration in the American West, 1803-1863, by William H. Goetzmann with a new introduction
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally published: New Haven : Yale University Press, 1959
  • Five maps in pocket
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 461-480) and index
Control code
23940461
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xxvii, 509 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780876111116
Lccn
91022496 //r93
Note
  • Library's copy 1 (SW Writers): With dust jacket.
  • Library's copy 2 (SW Writers): Gift of William H. Goetzmann, 1992 (SW Writers Access. No. 92-058). Signed by author. With dust jacket.
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Army exploration in the American West, 1803-1863, by William H. Goetzmann with a new introduction
Publication
Note
  • Originally published: New Haven : Yale University Press, 1959
  • Five maps in pocket
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 461-480) and index
Control code
23940461
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xxvii, 509 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780876111116
Lccn
91022496 //r93
Note
  • Library's copy 1 (SW Writers): With dust jacket.
  • Library's copy 2 (SW Writers): Gift of William H. Goetzmann, 1992 (SW Writers Access. No. 92-058). Signed by author. With dust jacket.
Other physical details
ill.

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