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Emperor of the north : Sir George Simpson & the remarkable story of the Hudson's Bay Company

Author: James Raffan
Publisher: Toronto : HarperCollins, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Biographies
Named Person: George Simpson, Sir; George Simpson, Sir; George Simpson, Sir
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James Raffan
ISBN: 9780002007832 9780006394877 0006394876 0002007835
OCLC Number: 150223142
Notes: "A Phyllis Bruce book."
Includes folded map, facing p. 340.
Description: 484 pages : illustrations, facsimiles, genealogical table, maps, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: Pt. I. The Education of George Simpson. 1. Dingwall --
2. London --
3. Aboard the James Monroe --
4. To Rupert's Land --
5. Fort Wedderburn --
6. Northern Governor --
7. Management by Walking Around --
8. Columbia --
9. Viceregal CEO --
Pt. II. The Little Emperor. 10. A Man on the Ground --
11. "The Chief Whose Dog Sings" --
12. Itching to Marry --
13. Dark Days in Red River --
14. Merchant Emperor --
15. George Simpson, Murderer? --
Pt. III. Sir George at Last. 16. Around the World --
17. Presiding at Lachine --
18. Denouement --
19. The Emperor's Light Goes Out --
App. I. Sir George's Family Tree --
App. II. Inventory of Estate of Late Sir G. Simpson.
Responsibility: James Raffan.

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