Astoria: John Jacob Astor and Thomas Jefferson's Lost Pacific Empire: A Story of Wealth, Ambition, a
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Yayıncı Ecco ( 03 / 2014 ) ISBN 9780062218292 | Ciltli | 15,49x23,11x3,81 cm. | İngilizce | 366 Sayfa | Türler Tarih Çalışmaları
In the tradition of The Lost City of Z and Skeleton in the Zahara. Astoria is the thrilling. true-adventure tale of the 1810 Astor Expedition. an epic. now forgotten. three-year journey to forge an American empire on the Pacific Coast. Peter Stark offers a harrowing saga in which a band of explorers battled nature. starvation. and madness to establish the first American settlement in the Pacific Northwest and opened up what would become the Oregon trail. permanently altering the nations landscape and its global standing.Six years after Lewis and Clarks began their journey to the Pacific Northwest. two of the Eastern establishments leading figures. John Jacob Astor and Thomas Jefferson. turned their sights to founding a colony akin to Jamestown on the West Coast and transforming the nation i...