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

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Fur, fortune, and empire : the epic history of the fur trade in America
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Fur, fortune, and empire
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the epic history of the fur trade in America
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Eric Jay Dolin
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eng
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381/.456850973
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illustrations
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index present
Literary form
non fiction
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adult
Fur, fortune, and empire : the epic history of the fur trade in America, Eric Jay Dolin
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Fur, fortune, and empire : the epic history of the fur trade in America, Eric Jay Dolin
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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
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25 cm.
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xvii, 442 p.
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9780393067101
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