"...compelling. A chronology with route and contour maps is extremely clear and useful as are additional maps and a list of tribes encountered by the expedition...offers broad...coverage in a style accessible to readers at all levels and provides useful access to more detailed sources. Recommended."
"Libraries wishing to satisfy information needs on the subject cannot go wrong by acquiring this comprehensive work...informative, objective, and readable. The 350 entries cover tremendous territory...This is a complete, authoritative overview of a fascinating landmark in American history and will be a first purchase for most libraries."
School Library Journal
"It is comprehensive, well-organized and precise in its style and content."
St. Louis Post
"...a very good resource for students in history, anthropology and geography, or anyone interested in this watershed in American history, and is a highly recommended acquisition for college and university libraries."
"The Lewis and Clark Expedition is long overdue for its own encyclopedia, and Facts On File has provided a splendid one...reader-friendly...more comprehensive [than the competition] and has much more to say about many subjects...belong[s] on the shelf of any serious student of Lewis and Clark."
We Proceeded On
"...captures both the intimate details and the larger context of the Lewis and Clark expedition...[its] illustrations, photos, chronology, maps, and bibliography make it essential for all libraries."
"...mak[es] it very easy to look up hundreds of details on the expedition, including the events that led to it and the aftermath. Any library with an American history collection will want this book on its shelves. One of the most important parts of this volume is its thorough introduction...[a] superb volume."
American Reference Books Annual
"...overflows with information...engrossing...Recommended for all libraries and schools."
Christian Library Journal
"...this is an excellent resource, clearly organized and well written. Its coverage is extensive...A user can dip into it at any point and begin an education in one of the most intriguing and extraordinary achievements in American history. Recommended for high-school, public, and undergraduate libraries."
"...'everything you ever needed to know' about the journey of Meriwether Lewis, William Clark, and the Corps of Discovery...The entries are readable and very interesting, leading the reader to browsing...a good addition to the reference section. Be sure to alert all American history teachers to this volume. Recommended."
Library Media Connection
"Students researching the Lewis and Clark expedition will find this resource invaluable, as it is replete with detailed information, easy to use, and written in well-organized and clear prose."
"...deserve[s] praise and recognition..."
Oregon Historical Quarterly
"The reader who wants to know about virtually everyone and everything associated with Lewis and Clark need go no further than the Encyclopedia of the Lewis and Clark Expedition."
Pacific Northwest Quarterly