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Trapping is one of the oldest professions. The North American Fur Trade is a highly crucial strain in the settlement of the United States and Canada. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Stephen T.
Very good coverage of an inclusive area of our history until the 1840's. I did not fully appreciate its importance even for the settlement of Massachusetts i.e. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Putterer
A very interesting volume. I found the writing captivating and the subject matter had personal interest for me. Read morePublished 7 months ago by J Olson
I had high hopes for this book, as it is right in the wheelhouse of my history interest. In reality it was just an okay read. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Tlounge76
Fur, Fortune, and Empire is a different take on how the fur trade impacted the founding and growth of early America. Read morePublished 13 months ago by frrobinson
I've read three of Eric Jay Dolin's books, and I've enjoyed each one, but this one, for some reason, is my favorite. Read morePublished 21 months ago by TopCat19
Nothing new, from secondary sources only, leaves out much relevant material for the sake of brevity. Writing style is bland and colorless. Read morePublished on April 22, 2013 by M. E. Martinelli
I like to trap and love history so this combined the best of both. I learned about the history of this country and how important trapping was in founding it.Published on March 21, 2013 by Riley Mollard