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A TOAST TO THE FUR TRADE, A PICTURE ESSAY ON IT’S MATERIAL CULTURE

by: Robert C. Wheeler

A sketchbook of the Fur Trade, the origin of its demand, the barters, transporters, traders, trading places, gatherings, personal belongings, & accidents. 155 illus; 8.5×11 inches, 105 pgs.

0-9614362-0-4
978-0-9614362-0-9
Hardcover
05-31-1985
Western Americana & Frontier

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Overview

The voyageur and fur trade enthusiast will devour this book. The author, former Associate Director of the Minnesota Historical Society for 13 years, served as co-director of the Quetico-Superior Underwater Research Project.

The Table of Contents includes the following:

* Introduction
* The Demand
* The Barterers
* The Transporting
* The Trading Place
* The Gathering
* The Trade Goods
* The Rendezvous
* The Belongings
* The Surprise – Amenities in the Wilderness
* Accidents in the Fur Trade
* Food and Drink
* Fur Trade Site-Seeing
* Conclusion
* Suggested Reading
* Bibliography

Details

ISBN: 0-9614362-0-4
Publisher: TRACK OF THE WOLF
Publish Date: 05-31-1985

“A TOAST TO THE FUR TRADE, A PICTURE ESSAY ON IT’S MATERIAL CULTURE”

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