A Newer World : Kit Carson John C Fremont And The Claiming Of The American West

A Newer World : Kit Carson John C Fremont And The Claiming Of The American West by David Roberts 0684870215 9780684870212
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Between 1842 and 1854 John C. Frmont, renowned as the nineteenth centurys greatest explorer, and Kit Carson, the legendary scout and Indian fighter, boldly ventured into untamed territory to fulfill Americas manifest destiny. Drawing on little-known primary sources, as well as his own travels through the lands Frmont and Carson explored, David Roberts re-creates their expeditions, second in significance only to those of Lewis and Clark.A Newer Worldis a harrowing narrative of hardship and adventure and a poignant reminder of the cultural tragedy that westward expansion inflicted on the Native American.

Author: David Roberts

Language: English

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 320

Publisher: Simon & Schuster

Publication Date: 2001-01-16


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