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...
New York :
W.W. Norton & Co.,
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