The course of empire; with maps by Erwin Raisz.


Boston, Houghton, Mifflin, 1952.

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Subjects Amérique du Nord -- Découverte et exploration.
Discoveries in geography.
États-Unis -- Expansion territoriale.
Imperialism.
Indians of North America -- History.
Indians of North America.
Indiens d'Amérique -- Amérique du Nord -- Histoire.
Kolonisatie.
North America -- Discovery and exploration.
North America.
Territorial expansion.
USA.
United States -- Territorial expansion.
United States.
Description xvii, 647 pages maps (some color) 22 cm
Copyright Date 1952.
Notes Bibliographical references included in "Notes" (pages 561-631).
Summary From the 16th century through the year 1805, De Voto tells the story of American westward expansion, emphasizing that not only the promise of material gains but also the satisfactions of conquering a wilderness spurred on the indomitable explorers and pioneers.
Contents The children of the sun -- The spectrum of knowledge -- The iron men -- The heartland -- Converging frontiers -- The world turned upside down -- Twelve-year armistice -- Prime meridian -- Equinoctial tide -- A more perfect union -- Westward the course of empire -- The passage to India.
Genre History.
Geographic Area North America
United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)7533268
(OCoLC)ocm07533268
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities De Voto, Bernard, 1897-1955.
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