Partners in furs : a history of the fur trade in eastern James Bay, 1600-1870 (eBook, 1983) [WorldCat.org]
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Partners in furs : a history of the fur trade in eastern James Bay, 1600-1870

Author: Daniel Francis; Toby Elaine Morantz
Publisher: Kingston, Ont. : McGill-Queen's University Press, 1983. ©1983
Series: ACLS Humanities E-Book.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An investigation of the effects of the fur trade on the social patterns of the Algonquian peoples living in the eastern James Bay region from 1600 to 1870.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Francis, Daniel.
Partners in furs.
Kingston, Ont. : McGill-Queen's University Press, 1983
(DLC) 83197138
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel Francis; Toby Elaine Morantz
ISBN: 9780773560819 0773560815 128285058X 9781282850583 9786612850585 6612850582
OCLC Number: 244765783
Language Note: English.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2019. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 203 pages) : illustrations, maps, plans
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Contents; Tables; Illustrations; Preface; Acknowledgments; 1 The Land and the People: An Introduction; 2 Strangers Encroach on James Bay; 3 Competition for Indian Furs, 1668-1693; 4 Trading on the East Main, 1693-1735; 5 The Fur Trade in the Eighteenth Century; 6 A Decade on Richmond Gulf; 7 Daily Life at Eastmain House; 8 Penetrating the Hinterland, 1770-1820; 9 Big River Post and Beyond, 1784-1824; 10 A New Relationship; 11 The Inuit and the North, 1837-1870; 12 Rupert House in the Nineteenth Century; 13 Conclusion; Appendix: Population of James Bay in 1838 and 1858; References; Index.
Series Title: ACLS Humanities E-Book.
Responsibility: Daniel Francis and Toby Morantz.
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An investigation of the effects of the fur trade on the social patterns of the Algonquian peoples living in the eastern James Bay region from 1600 to 1870.

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