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作者 Dolin, Eric Jay
書名 Fur, fortune, and empire : the epic history of the fur trade in America / Eric Jay Dolin
出版項 New York : W.W. Norton & Co., c2010
國際標準書號 9780393067101
book jacket
館藏地 索書號 處理狀態 OPAC 訊息 條碼
 傅斯年圖書館西文圖書區  E46 D664 2010    在架上    30530001060862
說明 xvii, 442 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 25 cm
附註 Includes bibliographical references (p. [409]-411) and index
pt. 1. Furs settle the New World -- "As fine a river as can be found" -- The precious beaver -- New Amsterdam rising -- "The Bible and the beaver" -- pt. 2. Clash of empires -- Competition, conflict, and chicanery -- "Many hounds are the hare's death" -- Adieu to the French -- Americans oust the British -- pt. 3. America heads West -- "A perfect golden round of profits" -- Up the Missouri -- Astoria -- Mountain men -- Taos trappers and Astor's empire -- Fall of the beaver -- The last robe -- Epilogue: End of an era
主題 Fur trade -- North America -- History
Fur trade -- West (U.S.) -- History
Frontier and pioneer life -- North America
Europeans -- North America -- History
Imperialism -- History
Europe -- Colonies -- America
North America -- History
North America -- Ethnic relations
North America -- Discovery and exploration -- European
North America -- Economic conditions
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