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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

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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
Title variation
Jeffersons great gamble
Title variation remainder
the remarkable story of Jefferson, Napoleon and the men behind the Louisiana Purchase
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
Summary
Looks at the Louisiana Purchase, the largest recorded real estate deal in history, in which the United States doubled its size in one day
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165415
Cataloging source
WLAFP
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Cerami, Charles A
Dewey number
973.46
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Louisiana Purchase
  • Jefferson, Thomas
  • United States
  • Napoleon
Target audience
adult
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the remarkable story of Jefferson, Napoleon and the men behind the Louisiana Purchase
Label
Jefferson's great gamble : the remarkable story of Jefferson, Napoleon and the men behind the Louisiana Purchase, Charles A. Cerami
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Publication
Copyright
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
14948056
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
309 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781402202407
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn184906907
  • (OCoLC)184906907
Label
Jefferson's great gamble : the remarkable story of Jefferson, Napoleon and the men behind the Louisiana Purchase, Charles A. Cerami
Publication
Copyright
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
14948056
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
309 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781402202407
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn184906907
  • (OCoLC)184906907

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