Furs and Frontiers in the Far North: The Contest among Native and Foreign N…



This comprehensive history of the native and maritime fur trade in Alaska during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries is without precedent. The Bering Strait formed the nexus of the circumpolar fur trade in which Russians, British, Americans, and members of fifty native nations competed and cooperated. The desire to dominate the fur trade fed the European expansion into the most remote regions of Asia and America and was an agent of massive change in these regions.

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ISBN 10 : 0470675810
ISBN 13 : 9780470675816

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Pub Date : 2007-03-21 | Author : Howard Rheingold | Publisher : Basic Books

ISBN 10 : 9780465004393
ISBN 13 : 0465004393

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