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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
DLC
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1938-
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Christian, Shirley
Dewey number
977.8/6600441
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
F474.S253
LC item number
A225 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Chouteau family
  • Pioneers
  • French Americans
  • Businessmen
  • Saint Louis (Mo.)
  • Missouri River Valley
  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • Missouri River Valley
Target audience
adult
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the story of the Chouteaus, the French dynasty that ruled America's frontier
Label
Before Lewis and Clark : the story of the Chouteaus, the French dynasty that ruled America's frontier, Shirley Christian
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http://www.loc.gov/catdir/description/hol041/2003064176.html
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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
15823298
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
509 p., [8] leaves of plates
Isbn
9780374110055
Lccn
2003064176
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm53434709
  • (Sirsi) i9780374110055
Label
Before Lewis and Clark : the story of the Chouteaus, the French dynasty that ruled America's frontier, Shirley Christian
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/description/hol041/2003064176.html
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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
15823298
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
509 p., [8] leaves of plates
Isbn
9780374110055
Lccn
2003064176
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm53434709
  • (Sirsi) i9780374110055

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