The fur trade / by Paul Chrisler Phillips ; with concluding chapters by J.W. Smurr.

; Smurr, J. W
1st ed.. Norman : University of Oklahoma Press, 1961.

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Other Authors Smurr, J. W.
Subjects Fur trade -- Economic aspects.
Fur trade -- North America.
Fur trade -- Political aspects.
Fur trade.
International trade.
North America -- History.
North America.
Description 2 volumes : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Notes Includes bibliographical references (v. 2, pages 577-656) and indexes.
Summary From the Indians of the American West to overseas influences, this book takes an extensive look at the fur trade. It details how it affected the history of North America and impacted the world economies.
Contents v. 1: The demand for furs -- Foundations of the American fur trade -- The early French monopolies --The French advance on the St. Lawrence -- The English advance and first conquest of New France -- The Hundred Associates -- Early traders in New England -- Dutch and Swedish fur traders -- Beginning of the fur trade in the southern colonies -- The great intendant -- The feuds of Frontenac -- Westward expansion of New France -- The Iroquois and Anglo-French imperialism -- The fight for Hudson Bay -- New France and the early intercolonial wars -- English trade and the Anglo-French wars -- Hudson Bay in the early intercolonial wars -- Louisiana under Iberville and Crozat -- Regulation by the Board of Trade -- Trade policy of the northern British colonies -- Southern colonies and the westward movement -- The empire of Hudson Bay -- The Company of the Indies and Bienville -- The far west -- The last Anglo-French frontier -- British imperialism and the fall of the French empire -- The imperial plan -- Detroit, De Chartres, and Michilimackinac -- Colonial mismanagement and the Quebec Act -- Fur trade and the American Revolution.
v. 2: Fur trade problems at the close of the Revolution -- The Northwest and Jay's Treaty -- Sea otters, seals, and the China trade -- Federal regulations and government posts -- Business, politics, and the fur trade -- Reconquest of the Old Northwest -- Spanish Louisiana and Florida -- Spain, the Southwest, and William Panton -- The fur traders of upper Louisiana -- American advance to the Pacific -- Astor's Pacific adventure -- Mackenzie, Thompson, and routes to the Pacific -- Conflict in British America -- Monopoly in British America -- Monopoly in the north -- Reconquest of the upper Missouri -- The Hudson's Bay Company in Oregon -- New vistas in the far southwest -- The final years -- The fur trade in history.
Genre History.
Geographic Area North America
Network Numbers (OCoLC)ocm00237372
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat


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