Birchbark Brigade

Birchbark Brigade

A Fur Trade History

Book - 2009 | 1st ed
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The North American fur trade, set in motion by the discovery of the New World in the fifteenth century, was this continent's biggest business for over three hundred years. The fur trade influenced every aspect of life, from how Europeans related to the Indians, how and where settlements were built, to how our nation formed. Drawing on primary sources, including the diaries of Ojibwa, American, and French traders of the period, Birchbark Brigade gives readers a glimpse of a little-known story from our past.
Publisher: Honesdale, Pa. : Calkins Creek, c2009
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9781590784266
Branch Call Number: 970.01 PET 2009
Characteristics: 135 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm


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KEVIN DOWD Dec 27, 2011

cute little book suitable for children, but with enough info that I found it interesting.

nice layout and presentation.

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