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The landscape encountered by the Corps of Discovery during their multi year, cross country trek to the Pacific was dramatically different from the one that greeted visitors attending Portland s Lewis and Clark Centennial Exposition in 1905 or the one that exists in the Pacific Northwest today On the occasion of the bicentennial of the Lewis and Clark expedition and the centennial of the Lewis and Clark Centennial Exposition, the time is ripe for reconciling those earlier events with present day activities.In Two Centuries of Lewis and Clark, William L Lang and Carl Abbott have collaborated to address those issues Lang scrutinizes the motivations for the Lewis and Clark expedition and the environmental ramifications of its discoveries on the people and the landscape of the Columbia River Basin Abbott examines the ways in which the Lewis and Clark Exposition advanced President Jefferson s goal of developing the economic potential of the Pacific Northwest, particularly through the exploitation of the region s abundant natural resources....

Title : Two Centuries of Lewis and Clark: Reflections on the Voyage of Discovery
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ISBN : 0875952887
Format Type : Paperback
Language : English
Publisher : Oregon Historical Society First Edition First Printing edition December 1, 2004
Number of Pages : 150 pages
File Size : 695 KB
Status : Available For Download
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Two Centuries of Lewis and Clark: Reflections on the Voyage of Discovery Reviews

  • Amazon Customer
    2018-09-24 12:21

    Nothing I'd write home about

  • Pacific_Girl
    2018-10-18 15:34

    This is a GREAT book. It is easy to read and well-written. You will enjoy reading it if you have to study Lewis and Clark or just to improve your knowledge about the Trail. There are three extremely interessant parts: