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New Canadian Geography Project Historical Patterns Series 1 The Early Fur Trades A Study in Cultural Interaction, The by  Arthur J  Conrad E. and Ray - Paperback - from Fully Booked (SKU: 001786)

New Canadian Geography Project Historical Patterns Series 1 The Early Fur Trades A Study in Cultural Interaction, The

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New Canadian Geography Project Historical Patterns Series 1 The Early Fur Trades A Study in Cultural Interaction, The

by Heidenreich, Conrad E. and Ray, Arthur J

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ISBN 13
9780771040771
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Toronto: McClelland and Stewart Limited Light Creasing on Front, Rear Covers, Spine; Front, Rear Covers, Spine Lightly Chipped; Spine Slightly Cocked. SERIES: This work originated in a project funded by The Canada Studies Foundation. However, the content does not necessarily reflect the position or policy of that agency. SYNOPSIS: The Early Fur Trades: A Study in Cultural Interaction presents analysis of fur trading systems in Canada before the nineteenth century. Professors Heidenreich and Ray have combined their original research in a book which highlights sharp and decisive differences between the French-Indian fur trade in the Eastern Great Lakes area, and the English-Indian trade in the area around Hudson's Bay. Of equal importance are implicit differences between early Canadian exploitation of the New World and that which occurred on American soil. The authors examine in detail the complexity of pre-contact Indian culture, the ramifications of European contact for that culture, and the cultural adaptations necessary on both sides for the establishment of trade between Indian and European. This fresh examination of a traditional historical theme through the geographical perspectives of land use patterns, exploration, resource appraisal and exploitation, and environmental adaptation sheds new light on the historical foundations of modern Canada by exposing the impact of the early fur trades on this country's development. The second part of the book is of interest to both teachers and students because it contains quotations from sixteenth, seventeenth, and eighteenth century documents from which the authors drew their analysis and conclusions. The text is accompanied by questions, projects, early drawings, and maps. For different approaches to historical geography, compare this book with the other books in the Historical Patterns Series.. Paperback. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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Title
New Canadian Geography Project Historical Patterns Series 1 The Early Fur Trades A Study in Cultural Interaction, The
Author
Heidenreich, Conrad E. and Ray, Arthur J
Format/binding
Paperback
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Binding
Paperback
ISBN 10
0771040776
ISBN 13
9780771040771
Publisher
McClelland and Stewart Limited
Place of Publication
Toronto
This edition first published
1976
Keywords
History,Peoples,Places
Bookseller catalogs
History - Peoples & Places;
Size
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

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