Hudson's Bay Company Adventures: Tales of Canada's Fur Traders

Forside
Heritage House Publishing Co, 17. apr. 2009 - 128 sider

The early history of the Hudson's Bay Company comes alive in these true tales of fur-trade wars, incredible wilderness journeys, hardships and danger. Founded by the extraordinary adventurers and renegades Radisson and des Groseilliers, the HBC attracted many memorable characters. Explorer Henry Kelsey was the first European to see the buffalo herds. James Knight met a mysterious fate on a frozen northern island. Brave Isabel Gunn worked in the fur trade disguised as a man. Anyone who enjoys historical adventure will relish these exciting stories of Canada's oldest company.

 

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prologue
9
From the Beaver to the HBC
11
The Launch of a Trading Empire
21
The Early Days of the HBC
30
Standoff
41
The Commando Raids
51
Remarkable Adventurers of the HBC
61
The Rivalry Continues
91
A Historic Merger
106
epilogue
113
BIBLIOGRAPHY
115
INDEX
117
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Om forfatteren (2009)

Elle Andra-Warner is a bestselling author, journalist and photographer. Her award-winning articles appear regularly in major publications, and her newspaper columns have been in print since 1994. She has given journalism workshops throughout Canada, is an online guest lecturer in journalism for the University of California, Los Angeles, and is the co-editor of the Thunder Bay Historical Museum Societys annual journal. Estonian by heritage, Elle was born in a postSecond World War United Nations displaced persons camp for Estonians in Eckernforde, West Germany.

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