`Pdf ☠ The North American Journals of Prince Maximilian of Wied: May 1832-April 1833 ✐ PDF eBook or Kindle ePUB free

`Pdf ⇸ The North American Journals of Prince Maximilian of Wied: May 1832-April 1833 ↾ Made famous through the paintings of Swiss artist Karl Bodmer, the North American expedition of German naturalist Prince Maximilian of Wied in was the first scientific exploration of the Missouri River s upper reaches since the epic journey of Lewis and Clark almost thirty years earlier Maximilian s journal has never been presented fully in English until now This collector s quality, oversized volume, the first of a three volume set, draws on the Maximilian Bodmer Collection at Joslyn Art Museum in Omaha, NebraskaThe North American Journals offer an incomparable view of the upper Missouri and its Native peoples at a pivotal moment in the history of the American West This meticulous account, newly translated with extensive modern annotation, faithfully reproduces Maximilian sdrawings and watercolors as well as his own notes, asides, and appendices Volume I, which covers Mayto April , documents Maximilian s voyage to North America and his first encounters with Indians upon reaching the West This is an essential resource for nineteenth century western American history and a work of lasting value This book is published with the assistance of the National Historical Publications and Records Commission