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Astoria : John Jacob Astor and Thomas Jefferson's lost Pacific empire : a story of wealth, ambition, and survival / Peter Stark.

Stark, Peter, 1954- author. (Author).
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Main Library 978.02 STARK (Text) IALBO10275822P Book Club Checked out 05/16/2017

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780062218292 :
  • ISBN: 0062218298
  • Physical Description: xv, 366 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps, portraits ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2014]

Content descriptions

General Note: 10 copies.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages [316]-351) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: The launch -- The journey -- Pacific Empire and war -- Fate of the Astorians.
Summary, etc.: Documents the 1810 to 1813 expedition, financed by millionaire John Jacob Astor and encouraged by Thomas Jefferson, to establish Fort Astoria, a trading post on the Columbia River in the Pacific Northwest.
Subject: Astor, John Jacob, 1763-1848.
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826.
West (U.S.) > Discovery and exploration.
Northwest, Pacific > History.
Astoria (Or.) > History.

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