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Hudson's Bay Company Adventures : Tales of Canada's Fur Traders

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The early history of the Hudson's Bay Company comes alive in these true tales of fur-trade wars, incredible wilderness journeys, hardships and danger. Founded by the extraordinary adventurers and renegades Radisson and des Groseilliers, the HBC attracted many memorable characters. Explorer Henry Kelsey was the first European to see the buffalo herds. James Knight met a mysterious fate on a frozen northern island. Brave Isabel Gunn worked in the fur trade disguised as a man. Anyone who enjoys historical adventure will relish these exciting stories of Canada's oldest company.

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The explorers and fur traders who started the Hudson's Bay Company were brash and daring adventurers in search of their fortunes in the New World. This book relates the frequently violent early history of the iconic Canadian company and the characters who laboured for it.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781894974684
Subtitle:
Tales of Canada's Fur Traders
Publisher:
Heritage Group Dist
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography : Adventurers & Explorers
Subject:
Fur trade
Subject:
History
Subject:
Canada
Subject:
Commerce
Subject:
Histoire
Publication Date:
2009-04-17
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English

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Biography » General
Children's » History » World History
Children's » Nonfiction » World History » General
History and Social Science » Canada » General
History and Social Science » World History » Canada

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Product details pages Heritage Group Dist - English 9781894974684 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , The explorers and fur traders who started the Hudson's Bay Company were brash and daring adventurers in search of their fortunes in the New World. This book relates the frequently violent early history of the iconic Canadian company and the characters who laboured for it.
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