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The Resource Fur, fortune, and empire : the epic history of the fur trade in America, Eric Jay Dolin

Fur, fortune, and empire : the epic history of the fur trade in America, Eric Jay Dolin

Label
Fur, fortune, and empire : the epic history of the fur trade in America
Title
Fur, fortune, and empire
Title remainder
the epic history of the fur trade in America
Statement of responsibility
Eric Jay Dolin
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Dolin, Eric Jay
Dewey number
381/.456850973
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
E46
LC item number
.D65 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Europeans
  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • Fur trade
  • Fur trade
  • Imperialism
  • Europe
  • North America
  • North America
  • North America
  • North America
Label
Fur, fortune, and empire : the epic history of the fur trade in America, Eric Jay Dolin
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
pt. 1. Furs settle the New World -- "As fine a river as can be found" -- The precious beaver -- New Amsterdam rising -- "The Bible and the beaver" -- pt. 2. Clash of empires -- Competition, conflict, and chicanery -- "Many hounds are the hare's death" -- Adieu to the French -- Americans oust the British -- pt. 3. America heads West -- "A perfect golden round of profits" -- Up the Missouri -- Astoria -- Mountain men -- Taos trappers and Astor's empire -- Fall of the beaver -- The last robe -- Epilogue: End of an era
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xvii, 442 p., [32] p. of plates
Isbn
9780393067101
Lccn
2010016212
Other physical details
ill. (some col.) , maps (some col.)
System control number
ocn449865266
Label
Fur, fortune, and empire : the epic history of the fur trade in America, Eric Jay Dolin
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
pt. 1. Furs settle the New World -- "As fine a river as can be found" -- The precious beaver -- New Amsterdam rising -- "The Bible and the beaver" -- pt. 2. Clash of empires -- Competition, conflict, and chicanery -- "Many hounds are the hare's death" -- Adieu to the French -- Americans oust the British -- pt. 3. America heads West -- "A perfect golden round of profits" -- Up the Missouri -- Astoria -- Mountain men -- Taos trappers and Astor's empire -- Fall of the beaver -- The last robe -- Epilogue: End of an era
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xvii, 442 p., [32] p. of plates
Isbn
9780393067101
Lccn
2010016212
Other physical details
ill. (some col.) , maps (some col.)
System control number
ocn449865266

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