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Jefferson's America : the President, the purchase, and the explorers who transformed a nation

by Fenster, Julie M. (Author)

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"The surprising story of how Thomas Jefferson commanded an unrivaled age of American exploration, sending out waves of expeditions into the West after the Louisiana Purchase. In presiding over that era of discovery, Jefferson forged a great nation"--Provided by publisher. Full description

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Summary: "The surprising story of how Thomas Jefferson commanded an unrivaled age of American exploration, sending out waves of expeditions into the West after the Louisiana Purchase. In presiding over that era of discovery, Jefferson forged a great nation"--Provided by publisher.
Physical Description: 422 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 25 cm
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (pages [371]-413) and index.
ISBN: 9780307956484
0307956482
Author Notes: JULIE M. FENSTER is the author of many works of popular history, including The Case of Abraham Lincoln , Race of the Century , the award-winning Ether Day , and, with Douglas Brinkley, Parish Priest , which was a New York Times bestseller. She also co-wrote the PBS documentary First Freedom , about the founders and religious liberty. She lives in upstate New York.
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