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Fur trade and empire

Abraham Rotstein

Fur trade and empire

an institutional analysis.

by Abraham Rotstein

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Published in [Toronto] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Indians of North America -- Commerce,
  • Indians of North America -- Canada,
  • Fur trade -- Canada -- History

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsToronto, Ont. University.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination146 leaves.
    Number of Pages146
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19124748M

    Get this from a library! Fort Union Trading Post: fur trade empire on the upper Missouri. [Erwin N Thompson]. The result was the creation of an American fur trade, which fostered economic rivalries and fueled wars among the European powers, and later between the United States and Great Britain, as North America became a battleground for colonization and imperial aspirations. In Fur, Fortune, and Empire, best-selling author Eric Jay Dolin chronicles.

    An acclaimed book and widely acknowledged classic, The Middle Ground steps outside the simple stories of Indian-white relations - stories of conquest and assimilation and stories of cultural persistence. It is, instead, about a search for accommodation and common meaning. It tells how Europeans and Indians met, regarding each other as alien, as other, as virtually nonhuman, and how between 3/5(7). Read "Fur, Fortune, and Empire: The Epic History of the Fur Trade in America" by Eric Jay Dolin available from Rakuten Kobo. A Seattle Times selection for one of Best Non-Fiction Books of Winner of the New England Historial Association's 20 4/5.

    The French fur trade Empire eventually consisted of a line of forts through much of the Great Lakes and down the Mississippi River. Map of New France: Coureur de Bois: Voyageurs & Coureurs-des-bois: French Canadian Voyageurs were the main labour force for the fur trade of New France. They paddled the canoes, and carried the supplies and fur. Fur, Fortune, and Empire: The Epic History of the Fur Trade in America won the James P. Hanlan Book Award, given by the New England Historical Association; a bronze medal for history in the Independent Publisher Book Awards; and was awarded first place in the Outdoor Writers Association of America, Excellence in Craft mater: Brown University, Yale .


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In Fur, Fortune, and Empire, best-selling author Eric Jay Dolin chronicles the rise and fall of the fur trade of old, when the rallying cry was "get the furs while they last." Beavers, sea otters, and buffalos were slaughtered, used for their precious pelts that were tailored into /5(75). The American side of the fur trade tends to be an overlooked aspect of both American history and general fur trade history.

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XXXI: Authors: Sir George Simpson, Frederick Merk: Editor. Fur Trade and Empire George Simpson's Journal. Entitled Remarks Connected with the Fur Trade in the Course of a Voyage from York Factory to Fort George and Back to York Factory – Fur Trade and Empire George Simpson's Journal: Remarks Connected with the Fur Trade in the Course of a Voyage from York Factory to Fort George and Back to York Factory together with Accompanying Documents by George Simpson; Frederick Merk, ed.

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fur trade, in American history. Trade in animal skins and pelts had gone on since antiquity, but reached its height in the wilderness of North America from the 17th to the early 19th cent.

The demand for furs was an important factor in the commercial life of all the British and Dutch seaboard colonies, as well as of S Louisiana, Texas, and the far Southwest.

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Combine the interesting subject matter with underreported historical insights and you’ve got the recipe for a successful nonfiction book. Fur, Fortune, and Empire makes the point that the America we know today wouldn’t exist without the fur trade.

For instance, without beaver. The trade had to keep moving because it wiped out the beaver population of each successive region. Eric Jay Dolin, who explored the history of whaling in Leviathan, brings together all the exhilarating and tragic aspects of that trade through the 19th century in Fur, Fortune, and Empire.

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New Haven: Yale University Press, First Edition. Fine in gray paper covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. A small quarto measuring 9. Evert Wendell’s Account Book of the Fur Trade with Indians in Albany, New York Let's begin with this excerpt from the editor's description: [This translated Dutch account book of the fur trade with Indians yields essential data for understanding the workings of the intercultural fur trade in colonial North contains accounts of hundreds of Indians, many listed with their.

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Review written by Robert : Eric Jay Dolin. Fur trade and empire; George Simpson's journal; remarks connected with the fur trade in the course of a voyage from York Factory to Fort George and back to York Factory ; together with accompanying documents; edited, with and introduction: Creator: Simpson, George, Sir, or Contributor: Merk, Frederick, Publisher.

Eric Jay Dolin is the author of Leviathan: The History of Whaling In America, which was chosen as one of the best nonfiction books of by The Los Angeles Times and The Boston Globe, and also won the John Lyman Award for U.

S. Maritime History; and Fur, Fortune, and Empire: The Epic History of the Fur Trade in America%().The fur trade was based on pelts destined either for the luxury clothing market or for the felting industries, of which hatting was the most important. This was a transatlantic trade. The animals were trapped and exchanged for goods in North America, and the pelts were transported to Europe for processing and final sale.OCLC Number: Notes: Reprint.

Originally published: Medora, ND: Theodore Roosevelt Nature and History Association, "With the exception of the acknowledgments, the introduction, the chronology, and the index, this work was originally published by the National Park Service in as Part I of the work entitled Fort Union Trading Post, historic structures report, Part II.