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Trading beyond the mountains : the British fur trade on the Pacific, 1793-1843

Author: Richard Mackie
Publisher: Vancouver : UBC Press, ©2000, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This books examines the Hudson's Bay company exploration efforts beyond the Rocky Mountains to the Pacific Ocean from 1793 to 1843 -- which led to the commercial development of the Pacific coast and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: George Simpson, Sir; George Simpson, Sir
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Mackie
ISBN: 0774805595 9780774805599 0774806133 9780774806138
OCLC Number: 82135549
Description: xxiv, 420 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Figures, Maps, and Tables Acknowledgments Introduction 1. The North West Passage by Land 2. Managing a New Region 3. George Simpson and a New Pacific Commerce 4. Nature Here Demands Attention 5. From Fort Vancouver to the Vermilion Sea 6. The North West Coast 7. New Markets for New Exports 8. Columbia Country Produce 9. Beyond the Mere Traffic in Peltries 10. Crisis in the Fur Trade 11. Simpson's Reorganization 12. The Native Foundation of Trade and Labour Conclusion Notes Bibliography Index
Responsibility: Richard Somerset Mackie.

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