Fur, fortune, and empire : the epic history of the fur trade in America /

For all of fur's contentious position in American culture today, historian Eric Jay Dolin shows its centrality in our nation's ever-surprising history. He argues that the trade in animal skins turned colonial America into a tumultuous frontier where global powers battled for control. From...

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Main Author: Dolin, Eric Jay.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: New York : W.W. Norton & Co., c2010.
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Oak Bay Branch - Nonfiction

Call Number: 381.456753 DOL
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