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The Resource Before Lewis and Clark : the story of the Chouteaus, the French dynasty that ruled America's frontier, Shirley Christian

Before Lewis and Clark : the story of the Chouteaus, the French dynasty that ruled America's frontier, Shirley Christian

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Before Lewis and Clark : the story of the Chouteaus, the French dynasty that ruled America's frontier
Title
Before Lewis and Clark
Title remainder
the story of the Chouteaus, the French dynasty that ruled America's frontier
Statement of responsibility
Shirley Christian
Title variation
Before Lewis and Clark
Title variation remainder
the story of the Chouteaus, the French dynasty that ruled Americas frontier
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Chronicles the fortunes of the Chouteau family, the wealthy French Canadian clan that guarded the entrance to the American West for generations, profiting from their special place on the frontier
Biography type
collective biography
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165694
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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1938-
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Christian, Shirley
Dewey number
977.86600441
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Chouteau family
  • Pioneers
  • French Americans
  • Businessmen
  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • Saint Louis (Mo.)
  • Missouri River Valley
  • Missouri River Valley
Target audience
adult
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the story of the Chouteaus, the French dynasty that ruled America's frontier
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Before Lewis and Clark : the story of the Chouteaus, the French dynasty that ruled America's frontier, Shirley Christian
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
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  • nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
Contents
Among a people of strange speech -- The first generation: Pierre Laclède Liguest -- Haughty children of the middle waters -- The business of St. Louis -- Auguste and Pierre, greatly loved and greatly feared -- New rulers, new ways -- Intrigues and possibilities -- Enveloped in a cloud of miseries -- Dreaming big--and stumbling -- The third generation -- Auguste and Pierre: men of property -- Pierre Jr.: gentle Creole, driven tycoon -- A.P. Chouteau: star-crossed hero -- François and Bérénice: together to a new place -- Pierre Jr.: position, advantage, and perhaps vanity
Control code
670620
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
509 pages, 8 unnumbered leaves of plates
Isbn
9780374529581
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780374529581
  • (OCoLC)149205569
Label
Before Lewis and Clark : the story of the Chouteaus, the French dynasty that ruled America's frontier, Shirley Christian
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Among a people of strange speech -- The first generation: Pierre Laclède Liguest -- Haughty children of the middle waters -- The business of St. Louis -- Auguste and Pierre, greatly loved and greatly feared -- New rulers, new ways -- Intrigues and possibilities -- Enveloped in a cloud of miseries -- Dreaming big--and stumbling -- The third generation -- Auguste and Pierre: men of property -- Pierre Jr.: gentle Creole, driven tycoon -- A.P. Chouteau: star-crossed hero -- François and Bérénice: together to a new place -- Pierre Jr.: position, advantage, and perhaps vanity
Control code
670620
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
509 pages, 8 unnumbered leaves of plates
Isbn
9780374529581
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780374529581
  • (OCoLC)149205569

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