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Published in GREAT PLAINS QUARTERLY 25:3 (Summer 2005). Copyright © 2005 Center for Great Plains Studies, University of Nebraska–Lincoln.


Historians all across the West have looked agog on the paroxysm of popular devotion that has erupted into the Lewis and Clark Bicentennial, whispering to each other in quiet moments, "What is it about Lewis and Clark?"

This is the book that will answer their question.