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The Resource A savage empire : trappers, traders, tribes, and the wars that made America, Alan Axelrod

A savage empire : trappers, traders, tribes, and the wars that made America, Alan Axelrod

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A savage empire : trappers, traders, tribes, and the wars that made America
Title
A savage empire
Title remainder
trappers, traders, tribes, and the wars that made America
Statement of responsibility
Alan Axelrod
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"... Reveals the astonishingly vital role a small animal-the beaver-played in the creation of our nation"--From publisher description
Summary
A sweeping history of the role of the fur trade in driving American colonization and revolution interweaves cultural and military narratives to document how individuals at every level of society and from several different nations were driven to expeditions and war for the promise of fur trade riches
Writing style
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10034267
Cataloging source
DLC
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1952-
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Axelrod, Alan
Dewey number
381/.45685
Index
index present
LC call number
HD9944.N62
LC item number
A94 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Fur trade
  • Fur trade
  • Fur traders
  • Fur traders
  • United States
  • United States
Target audience
adult
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trappers, traders, tribes, and the wars that made America
Label
A savage empire : trappers, traders, tribes, and the wars that made America, Alan Axelrod
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [301]-307) and index
Contents
Overture : Mr. Pepys's hat -- The middle ground -- Employees, martyrs, and four hundred rifles -- Beaver wars -- Inland empires -- "This new man" -- Fires in the wilderness -- Colonel Washington's mission -- "Property of the Crown" -- "Set the world on fire" -- Fort Necessity -- Mercenary War -- "All North America in the hands of a single power" -- White savages -- Big knives and red people -- Anthony and Astor
Control code
ocn707969593
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
viii, 324 p.
Isbn
9780312576561
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2011026771
System control number
(OCoLC)707969593
Label
A savage empire : trappers, traders, tribes, and the wars that made America, Alan Axelrod
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [301]-307) and index
Contents
Overture : Mr. Pepys's hat -- The middle ground -- Employees, martyrs, and four hundred rifles -- Beaver wars -- Inland empires -- "This new man" -- Fires in the wilderness -- Colonel Washington's mission -- "Property of the Crown" -- "Set the world on fire" -- Fort Necessity -- Mercenary War -- "All North America in the hands of a single power" -- White savages -- Big knives and red people -- Anthony and Astor
Control code
ocn707969593
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
viii, 324 p.
Isbn
9780312576561
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2011026771
System control number
(OCoLC)707969593

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