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The Beaver Men: Spearheads of Empire (Bison Book)

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Publisher Comments:

In 1867 the total number of buffaloes in the trans-Missouri region was estimated, conservatively, at fifteen million. By the end of the 1880s this figure had dwindled to a few hundred. Covering more than two centuries, The Beaver Men ranges from the beginning of the beaver trade along the St. Lawrence to the last great rendezvous of traders and trappers on Ham's Fork, in what is now Wyoming, in 1834.

Synopsis:

In 1867 the total number of buffaloes in the trans-Missouri region was estimated, conservatively, at fifteen million. By the end of the 1880s this figure had dwindled to a few hundred. Covering more than two centuries, The Beaver Men ranges from the beginning of the beaver trade along the St. Lawrence to the last great rendezvous of traders and trappers on Ham's Fork, in what is now Wyoming, in 1834.

Synopsis:

Covering more than two centuries, The Beaver Men ranges from the beginning of the beaver trade along the St. Lawrence to the last great rendezvous of traders and trappers on Ham's Fork, in what is now Wyoming, in 1834.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780803258846
Subtitle:
Spearheads of Empire
Publisher:
University of Nebraska Press
Author:
Sandoz, Mari
Location:
Lincoln :
Subject:
Hunting
Subject:
Fur trade
Subject:
Northwest, canadian
Subject:
Nord-Ouest canadien
Subject:
Fourrures
Subject:
Fur trade -- Northwest, Canadian.
Subject:
United States - State & Local - General
Subject:
United States / Revolutionary Period (1775-1800)
Subject:
History
Subject:
West (u.s.)
Subject:
West (U.S.) History To 1848.
Subject:
Northwest, Canadian History.
Subject:
Americana-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Bison Book
Publication Date:
19780301
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Illus., maps
Pages:
343
Dimensions:
8 x 5.25 in 0.85 lb

Related Subjects

History and Social Science » Americana » Frontier Life
History and Social Science » Americana » Great Plains
History and Social Science » Americana » Western States

The Beaver Men: Spearheads of Empire (Bison Book)
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Product details 343 pages University of Nebraska Press - English 9780803258846 Reviews:
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In 1867 the total number of buffaloes in the trans-Missouri region was estimated, conservatively, at fifteen million. By the end of the 1880s this figure had dwindled to a few hundred. Covering more than two centuries, The Beaver Men ranges from the beginning of the beaver trade along the St. Lawrence to the last great rendezvous of traders and trappers on Ham's Fork, in what is now Wyoming, in 1834.

"Synopsis" by ,
Covering more than two centuries, The Beaver Men ranges from the beginning of the beaver trade along the St. Lawrence to the last great rendezvous of traders and trappers on Ham's Fork, in what is now Wyoming, in 1834.
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