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Trading Beyond the Mountains

The British Fur Trade on the Pacific, 1793-1843

by Richard Somerset MacKie

  • 213 Want to read
  • 12 Currently reading

Published by UBC Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Distributive industries,
  • Economic history,
  • Industrial History,
  • International Trade,
  • History - General History,
  • History: American,
  • Canada - General,
  • Simpson, George

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages420
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8080561M
    ISBN 100774805595
    ISBN 109780774805599

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Trading Beyond the Mountains looks at the years of exploration between and leading to the commercial development of the Pacific coast and the Cordilleran interior of western North America. Mackie examines the first stages of economic diversification in this fur trade region and its transformation into a dynamic and distinctive 5/5(1).

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