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Meriwether Lewis commanded the most important exploration mission in United States’ early history. Clay S. Jenkinson examines Lewis’s journal entries and letters to reveal a rich, yet troubled personality with aspirations of heroism. When the American mythology surrounding him is removed, Lewis emerges as a fuller, more human, and endlessly fascinating explorer. Originally published by The Dakota Institute.
Illustrations / maps / notes / bibliography / index / 504 pages (2011)
ISBN 978-0-87422-414-6 Hardbound (Original Dakota Institute ISBN 978-0-9825597-3-4)