Background to Glory

Background to Glory


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George Rogers Clark came out of Virginia to lead a frontier militia during the Revolutionary War. Fighting against the British and the Indians in the Illinois country, he scored impressive victories at Kaskaskia and Vincennes. His eventful life is brought to the fore in Background to Glory by John Bakeless, the author of Daniel Boone: Master of the Wilderness, also a Bison Book.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780803261051
Publisher: University of Nebraska Press
Publication date: 09/01/1992
Pages: 386
Product dimensions: 5.34(w) x 7.93(h) x 0.85(d)

About the Author

In a new introduction, James Ronda judiciously assesses Clark's place in American history. A professor of history at the University of Tulsa, Ronda is the author of the widely acclaimed Lewis and Clark among the Indians (1984) and Astoria and Empire (1990).

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