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The Resource Jefferson's great gamble : the remarkable story of Jefferson, Napoleon and the men behind the Louisiana Purchase, Charles A. Cerami

Jefferson's great gamble : the remarkable story of Jefferson, Napoleon and the men behind the Louisiana Purchase, Charles A. Cerami

Label
Jefferson's great gamble : the remarkable story of Jefferson, Napoleon and the men behind the Louisiana Purchase
Title
Jefferson's great gamble
Title remainder
the remarkable story of Jefferson, Napoleon and the men behind the Louisiana Purchase
Statement of responsibility
Charles A. Cerami
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Cerami illuminates the largest recorded real estate deal in history, when the US doubled its size on one April day in 1803. He focuses on the nine principal American and French players in the 30 months of negotiations leading to the sale
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Cerami, Charles A
Dewey number
973.4/6
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
E333
LC item number
.C465 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Jefferson, Thomas
  • Napoleon
  • Jefferson, Thomas
  • Napoleon
  • Jefferson, Thomas
  • Napoleon (Frankreich, Kaiser, I.)
  • Jefferson, Thomas
  • Jefferson, Thomas
  • Napoleón
  • Louisiana Purchase
  • United States
  • Louisiana Purchase
  • Relations with Americans
  • Territorial expansion
  • United States
  • Louisiana Purchase
  • Louisiana Purchase
  • United States
  • Estados Unidos
Label
Jefferson's great gamble : the remarkable story of Jefferson, Napoleon and the men behind the Louisiana Purchase, Charles A. Cerami
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/fy036/2002153440.html
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 299-302) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Toward the great river -- Friendly France threatens America -- Fateful island -- One spot on the globe -- MIstrusted envoy -- Napoleon's odd couple -- Confusing Bonaparte -- Du Pont way -- Extraordinary minister -- Waiting for Monroe -- Agonizing moments -- Tremulous Pause -- Monroe's historic decision -- Moment in history -- Senate's pretended reluctance -- Antagonists move on -- Territory on the move -- Long sequel
Control code
ocm50960773
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
309 pages, [8] pages of plates
Isbn
9781570719455
Lccn
2002153440
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Stock number
1155968
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o50960773
  • (OCoLC)50960773
Label
Jefferson's great gamble : the remarkable story of Jefferson, Napoleon and the men behind the Louisiana Purchase, Charles A. Cerami
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/fy036/2002153440.html
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 299-302) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Toward the great river -- Friendly France threatens America -- Fateful island -- One spot on the globe -- MIstrusted envoy -- Napoleon's odd couple -- Confusing Bonaparte -- Du Pont way -- Extraordinary minister -- Waiting for Monroe -- Agonizing moments -- Tremulous Pause -- Monroe's historic decision -- Moment in history -- Senate's pretended reluctance -- Antagonists move on -- Territory on the move -- Long sequel
Control code
ocm50960773
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
309 pages, [8] pages of plates
Isbn
9781570719455
Lccn
2002153440
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Stock number
1155968
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o50960773
  • (OCoLC)50960773

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