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Author Christian, Shirley, 1938-

Title Before Lewis and Clark : the story of the Chouteaus, the French dynasty that ruled America's frontier / Shirley Christian.

Imprint New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2004.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    977.866 CHR    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description 509 p., [8] p. of plates : ill., 1 geneal. table, maps ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [439]-483) and index.
Subject Chouteau family.
Pioneers -- Missouri -- Saint Louis -- Biography.
French Americans -- Missouri -- Saint Louis -- Biography.
Businessmen -- Missouri -- Saint Louis -- Biography.
Frontier and pioneer life -- Missouri River Valley.
Saint Louis (Mo.) -- Biography.
Missouri River Valley -- Biography.
Missouri River Valley -- History.
ISBN 0374110050 (alk. paper) : $27.00

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