William Clark's World

Describing America in an Age of Unknowns
Author(s): 
Kastor, Peter J.
ISBN: 
9780300139013
Date published: 
January 2011
Hardback
Price: 
£35.00
Pages: 
320

William Clark, co-captain of the famous Lewis and Clark Expedition, devoted his adult life to describing the American West. This title presents a fresh take on the manifest destiny narrative and on the way the West took shape in the national imagination in the early nineteenth century.