Indians in the Fur Trade: Their Roles as Trappers,Hunters,and Middlemen in the Lands Southwest of Hudson Bay,1660-1870 / Edition 2

Indians in the Fur Trade: Their Roles as Trappers,Hunters,and Middlemen in the Lands Southwest of Hudson Bay,1660-1870 / Edition 2

by Arthur Ray
     
 

ISBN-10: 0802079806

ISBN-13: 9780802079800

Pub. Date: 03/28/1998

Publisher: University of Toronto Press

A classic study of the Assiniboine and western Cree Indians who inhabited southern Manitoba and Saskatchewan between 1660 and 1870. The second edition contains a new preface and an update on all sources.

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A classic study of the Assiniboine and western Cree Indians who inhabited southern Manitoba and Saskatchewan between 1660 and 1870. The second edition contains a new preface and an update on all sources.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780802079800
Publisher:
University of Toronto Press
Publication date:
03/28/1998
Edition description:
REVISED
Pages:
284
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.64(d)

Table of Contents

Illustrations
Introduction to the 1998 Edition: Reflections on Indians in the Fur Trade
Preface to the 1974 Edition
1Trade rivalries, inter-tribal warfare, and migration3
2Land and life in the western interior before 176327
3Traders and middlemen51
4Arms, brandy, beads, and sundries72
5Migrations, epidemics, and population changes, 1763-182194
6The destruction of fur and game animals117
7New economic opportunities125
8Economic dependency and the fur trade: contrasting trends137
9Land and life: a changing mosaic166
10The changing demographic picture after 1821182
11Declining opportunities in a changing fur trade195
12End of a way of life217
Select Bibliography for the 1974 Edition232
Index243

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