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Firearms, Traps, and Tools of the Mountain Men: A Guide to the Equipment of the Trappers and Fur Traders Who Opened the Old West

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This classic, scholarly history of the fur trappers and traders of the early nineteenth century focuses on the devices that enabled the opening of the untracked American west. Sprinkled with interesting facts and old western lore, this guide to traps and tools is also a lively history. The era of the mountain man is distinct in American history, and Russells exhaustive coverage on the guns, traps, knives, axes, and other iron tools of this era, along with meticulous appendices, is astonishing. The result of thirty-five years of painstaking research, this is the definitive guide to the tools of the mountain men.

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An illustrated history of the weapons, tools, and techniques of the legendary American frontiersmen.

About the Author

Carl P. Russell (1894-1967) was a conservationist with a PhD from the University of Michigan and was the author of a number of books including One Hundred Years in Yosemite and Guns on the Early Frontiers. He was superintendent of Yosemite National Park from 1947 to 1952.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781602399693
Author:
Russell, Carl P.
Publisher:
Skyhorse Publishing
Subject:
United States - 19th Century
Subject:
US History-19th Century
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20100531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
400 black-and-white illustrations
Pages:
480
Dimensions:
9 x 6 x 1 in

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