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Author Axelrod, Alan, 1952-

Title A savage empire : trappers, traders, tribes, and the wars that made America / Alan Axelrod.

Imprint New York : St. Martin's Press, 2011.

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    381.4568 AXE    Available
 PAS Lamanda Park Branch Non-Fiction    381.45685 AXE    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description viii, 324 p. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [301]-307) and index.
Contents Overture : Mr. Pepys's hat -- The middle ground -- Employees, martyrs, and four hundred rifles -- Beaver wars -- Inland empires -- "This new man" -- Fires in the wilderness -- Colonel Washington's mission -- "Property of the Crown" -- "Set the world on fire" -- Fort Necessity -- Mercenary War -- "All North America in the hands of a single power" -- White savages -- Big knives and red people -- Anthony and Astor.
Subject Fur trade -- North America -- History -- 17th century.
Fur trade -- North America -- History -- 18th century.
Fur traders -- North America -- History -- 17th century.
Fur traders -- North America -- History -- 18th century.
United States -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783.
ISBN 9780312576561 (hbk.)
0312576560 (hbk.)

 
    
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