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Where two worlds meet : the Great Lakes fur trade

Author: Carolyn Gilman; Minnesota Historical Society.
Publisher: St. Paul : Minnesota Historical Society, 1982.
Series: Museum exhibit series, no. 2.; Publications of the Minnesota Historical Society.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Review : 'Inspired by an exhibit of artifacts from the fur trade of the 1700s, this fascinating and attractive catalog includes a history of the fur trade and essays on various aspects of the early cross-cultural contacts between Indians and whites. Photos of tools, clothing, and trade items shown in the exhibit are accompanied by beautiful reproductions of 18th-century paintings and drawings, some in color.'-  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
History
Exhibitions
Expositions
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carolyn Gilman; Minnesota Historical Society.
ISBN: 0873511565 9780873511568
OCLC Number: 8170292
Description: vii, 136 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm.
Contents: Where two worlds meet : the Great Lakes fur trade / Carolyn Gilman --
Where two worlds meet --
Journey of a fur : hunting --
Journey of an ax : manufacturing --
Journey of a fur : trading --
Journey of a fur : coming to the post --
Journey of an ax : coming to the post --
The trading post --
Journey of a fur : in Europe --
Journey of a fur : trade of ideas --
Where do two worlds meet --
Grand Portage : the great carrying place / Alan R. Woolworth --
The La Vérendryes : reflections on the 250th anniversary of the French posts of La Mer de l'Ouest / Douglas A. Birk --
Parisian women's dogs : a bibliographical essay on cross-cultural communication and trade / Bruce M. White.
Series Title: Museum exhibit series, no. 2.; Publications of the Minnesota Historical Society.
Responsibility: Carolyn Gilman, with essays by Alan R. Woolworth, Douglas A. Birk, and Bruce M. White.

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"Review : 'Inspired by an exhibit of artifacts from the fur trade of the 1700s, this fascinating and attractive catalog includes a history of the fur trade and essays on various aspects of the early cross-cultural contacts between Indians and whites. Photos of tools, clothing, and trade items shown in the exhibit are accompanied by beautiful reproductions of 18th-century paintings and drawings, some in color.'- American West, September/October 1982 ;Product Description : Illustrated catalog for an exhibit traces the exchange of North American furs for European manufactured goods."--Amazon.com.

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