Fur Trade Wars

Fur Trade Wars

The Founding of Western Canada

Book - 1999
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At its height, the HBC's holdings covered almost a tenth of the world's land surface, stretching from the Arctic Ocean across the Prairies and the Rocky Mountains to British Columbia and Oregon. When the upstart North West Company of Montreal challenged the HBC supremacy, however, an ongoing battle erupted which changed the course of Canadian history.University of Manitoba historian J. M. (Jack) Bumsted has written a colourful, in-depth account of this titanic struggle. Combining astute scholarship with an accessible writing style, Bumsted's Fur Trade Wars brings to life the dramatic events and memorable characters that helped shape a nation.
Publisher: Winnipeg : Great Plains Publications, c1999
ISBN: 9781894283038
Branch Call Number: 971.201/BUM 4565nf 1


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