The First Chouteaus: River Barons of Early St. Louis

The First Chouteaus: River Barons of Early St. Louis

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ISBN-13: 9780252068973
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
Publication date: 07/28/2000
Edition description: 1ST ILLINO
Pages: 296
Product dimensions: 6.88(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Prefacexi
1.A Dynasty Is Born1
2.Life in a Frontier Outpost13
3.Merchant-Capitalists and Agents of Empire36
4.Furs and Foreign Wars72
5.Welcoming the Americans87
6.A French Entrepreneur as an American Indian Agent105
7.Different Notions of Justice122
8.Soldiers and Peacemakers for the American Republic141
9.Business as Usual167
10.First Citizens of St. Louis186
Chouteau Genealogy211
Bibliography217
Index227

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