The Resource The Men Who United the States : America's Explorers, Inventors, Eccentrics and Mavericks, and the Creation of One Nation, Indivisible, Simon Winchester, (eBook)

The Men Who United the States : America's Explorers, Inventors, Eccentrics and Mavericks, and the Creation of One Nation, Indivisible, Simon Winchester, (eBook)

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The Men Who United the States : America's Explorers, Inventors, Eccentrics and Mavericks, and the Creation of One Nation, Indivisible
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The Men Who United the States
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America's Explorers, Inventors, Eccentrics and Mavericks, and the Creation of One Nation, Indivisible
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Simon Winchester
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For more than two centuries, E pluribus unum--"Out of many, one"--has been featured on America's official government seals and stamped on its currency. But how did America become "one nation, indivisible"? In this monumental history, Simon Winchester addresses these questions, bringing together the breathtaking achievements of those American pioneers who helped to forge and unify the new nation, and who toiled fearlessly to bond the citizens and geography of the United States from its very beginnings. This sweeping narrative details how these daring men, some famous, some forgotten, left their mark on America's natural landscapes, through courage, ingenuity, and hard work.Winchester follows the footsteps of America's most crucial innovators, thinkers, and explorers, from Lewis and Clark and the leaders of the Great Surveys of the West to the builders of the first transcontinental railroad and the curmudgeonly civil engineer who oversaw the creation of more than..
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Winchester, Simon
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English
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The Men Who United the States : America's Explorers, Inventors, Eccentrics and Mavericks, and the Creation of One Nation, Indivisible, Simon Winchester, (eBook)
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The Men Who United the States : America's Explorers, Inventors, Eccentrics and Mavericks, and the Creation of One Nation, Indivisible, Simon Winchester, (eBook)
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http://austinlibrary.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=637D0104-DB1B-44E6-8C4E-810289080BA9
Publication
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unknown
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multicolored
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859533892
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unknown
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unknown
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online
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unknown
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
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637D0104-DB1B-44E6-8C4E-810289080BA9

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