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The making of John Ledyard : empire and ambition in the life of an early American traveler /

Edward G. Gray.

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Author: Gray, Edward G.
Published: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2007.
Topics: Explorers - United States - Biography. | Travelers - United States - Biography. | Voyages and travels - History - 18th century. | Ledyard, John, 1751-1789. | Ledyard, John, 1751-1789 - Travel. | Ledyard, John, 1751-1789 - Friends and associates.
Regions: United States - Description and travel. | Oceania - Description and travel. | Russia - Description and travel. | Oceania. | Russia. | United States.
Genres: Biography. | History.
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A colonial childhood -- On stage at Dartmouth College -- Serving Captain Cook with honor -- Seeking distinction with the pen aboard the Resolution -- Following the Revolution home -- From author to fur trader -- Becoming a traveler in Thomas Jefferson's Paris -- Across the Russian empire -- Despotism and human nature in Catherine II's Russia -- To Africa.
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