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The American Fur Trade Of The Far West V1

Hiram Martin Chittenden

The American Fur Trade of the Far West Volume 1 is a comprehensive examination of the fur trade industry that developed in the western regions of the United States during the 19th century. Written by Hiram Martin Chittenden, an American historian and civil engineer, this book explores the complex relationships between fur traders, Native American tribes, and the United States government.Chittenden begins by tracing the history of the fur trade from its origins in the early colonial period to its expansion into the western territories. He then delves into the specific practices and techniques used by fur traders, including the use of trading posts, the establishment of trade routes, and the development of the fur trade economy.Throughout the book, Chittenden also examines the impact of the fur trade on the Native American tribes of the region. He discusses the ways in which the fur trade disrupted traditional tribal economies and social structures, and how it contributed to the displacement and marginalization of many indigenous peoples.Overall, The American Fur Trade of the Far West Volume 1 is a fascinating and detailed account of a crucial period in American history. It sheds light on the complex interactions between different groups and individuals, and provides valuable insights into the economic, social, and political forces that shaped the development of the western United States.In Two Volumes. A History Of The Pioneer Trading Posts And Early Fur Companies Of The Missouri Valley And The Rocky Mountains And Of The Overland Commerce With Santa Fe.This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the old original and may contain some imperfections such as library marks and notations. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions, that are true to their original work.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Kessinger Publishing
  • Publish Date: May 15th, 2006
  • Pages: 520
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 9.00in - 6.00in - 1.16in - 1.66lb
  • EAN: 9781428607828
  • Categories: North AmericanAmerican - GeneralUnited States - 20th Century