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ARMY EXPLORATION IN THE WEST, 1803-1863

Goetzmann, William H.

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ISBN 10: 0876111118 / ISBN 13: 9780876111116
Published by Texas State Historical Assn, Austin, 1991
Condition: As New Hardcover
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1st printing thus. Cloth & boards. 509pp. Illus. Maps. Appendices. Bibliographical Essay. Index. One of the great, scholarly books on this important subject. This edition features a new Intro by the author & "a pocket of five large fold-out maps not available since the original edition of 1959." Fine, like new in dj, just out of shrink wrap. Slight crinkling to a bit of dj edge from shrink wrap. Bookseller Inventory # 1204056

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Title: ARMY EXPLORATION IN THE WEST, 1803-1863

Publisher: Texas State Historical Assn, Austin

Publication Date: 1991

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:As New

Dust Jacket Condition: As New

Edition: 2nd Edition

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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 includes art and photography as part of the story.

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William H. Goetzmann is a Pulitzer Prize winning historian who has authored and edited more than a dozen volumes. Before his retirement he was the Jack S. Blanton Chair in American Studies and History at the University of Texas, Austin.

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