Scenes of visionary enchantment : reflections on Lewis and Clark / Dayton Duncan

Author(s): Duncan, Dayton
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Subjects: Explorers--West (U.S.)--Biography
Overland journeys to the Pacific
Lewis and Clark Expedition (1804-1806)
West (U.S.)--Discovery and exploration
West (U.S.)--Description and travel
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, c2004
LC Classification: F
Physical Description: x, 202 p. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: Introduction
1. An Unsatisfied Curiosity 1
2. Great Expectations: Lewis in Philadelphia 14
3. Days of Discovery 26
4. Independence Creek 35
5. The Alexander Hamilton Willard Expedition 39
6. Of Hearths and Home 53
7. "This Long Wished for Spot" 63
8. "Seens of Visionary Inchantment" 73
9. Meriwether Lewis's "Curious Adventure" 84
10. "Toilsome Days and Wristless Nights" 93
11. "The Most Hospitable, Honest and Sincere People" 106
12. Hallowed Ground 118
13. Meditations on a Grave 133
14. The View from the Home Front 145
15. The Lewis and Clark Guide to Leadership 160
16. We Proceeded On 184
17. "O! The Joy": Trail Advice for the Modern Explorer 193
Note on Sources 199
Acknowledgments 201
Notes: LCCN: 2003011752
ISBN: 0803217242 (cloth : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 199)
Contents: An unsatisfied curiosity -- Great expectations : Lewis in Philadelphia -- Days of discovery -- Independence Creek -- The Alexander Hamilton Willard expedition -- Of hearths and home -- "This long wished for spot" -- "Seens of visionary inchantment" -- Meriwether Lewis's "curious adventure" -- "Toilsome days and wristless nights" -- "The most hospitable, honest and sincere people" -- Hallowed ground -- Meditations on a grave -- The view from the home front -- The Lewis and Clark guide to leadership -- We proceeded on -- "O! The joy" : trail advice for the modern explorer
OCLC Number: 52373146
ISBN/ISSN: 0803217242