The Great Northwest Fur Trade: A Material Culture, 1763-18504154-001-262
The Great Northwest Fur Trade: A Material Culture, 1763-1850
Product No. 4154-001-262
Ryan R. Gale - Drawing on period sources and original examples, this fascinating guide details the way of life and the trade items, clothing, weapons, accouterments and equipment used by the early British, Canadian & American fur traders, trappers and American Indians in the glory days of the fur trade. A wide variety of trade goods are examined and discussed, such as firearms, ammunition, beads, blankets, silver, tools, kettles, cutlery, tobacco and more, complete with full-color photographs, illustrations and paintings of hundreds of original artifacts! Complete with a glossary of fur trade items and personalities, and an extensive bibliography for further research. 169 pages with over 220 photos & illustrations. SC.