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Author Audubon, John James, 1785-1851.

Title The Missouri River journals of John James Audubon / John James Audubon ; edited and with original commentary by Daniel Patterson.

Imprint Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, 2016.

Item Status

Description 1 online resource
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Part 1. Maria Rebecca Audubon, her grandfather's 1843 upper Missouri River journals, and "The great auk speech" -- Part II. Audubon's upper Missouri River expedition of 1843 -- His eminence -- Preparations -- Minnie's Land to St. Louis, March 11-28 -- St. Louis, March 28-April 24 -- St. Louis to the Yellowstone and Fort Union, April 25-June 12 -- Fort Union and the prairies, June 13-August 15 -- Fort Union to St. Louis, August 16-October 19 -- St. Louis to Minnie's Land, October 22-November 7 -- Part III. The three forgotten manuscript journals -- Editorial principles -- The Beinecke partial copy, August 5-13 -- The original field notebook and the Newberry partial copy -- Part IV. Audubon's conservation ethic reconsidered : an analytical history -- How his hunting and conservation ethic have been represented in the biographies -- The lived ethic -- The written ethic -- Epilogue -- Part V. Appendixes: Editorial principles; The 1843 diary of John G. Bell; The 1843 diary of Isaac Sprague; Audubon's "George Catlin" powder horn from the upper Missouri expedition; "The pet bear" : an unpublished episode.
Summary "The first accurate transcription of John James Audubon's 1843 journals, which includes recently discovered and previously unpublished journal entries detailing his last expedition along the upper Missouri River"--Provided by publisher.
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Subject Audubon, John James, 1785-1851 -- Ethics.
Audubon, John James, 1785-1851 -- Travel -- Missouri River Valley.
Audubon, John James, 1785-1851 -- Diaries.
Audubon, John James, 1785-1851.
River steamers -- Missouri River -- History -- 19th century.
Natural history -- Missouri River Valley.
Wildlife artists -- United States -- Diaries.
Naturalists -- United States -- Diaries.
Scientific expeditions -- Missouri River Valley -- History -- 19th century.
Missouri River -- Description and travel.
Missouri River Valley -- Description and travel.
Chronological Term 1800-1899
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Patterson, Daniel, 1953-
Other Form: Print version: Audubon, John James. Missouri River Journals of John James Audubon. : UNP - Nebraska, ©2016 9780803244986
ISBN 9780803294837 (electronic bk.)
0803294832 (electronic bk.)
9780803244986 (cloth ; alkaline paper)