The Resource Fur, fortune, and empire : The Epic History of the Fur Trade in America., Eric Jay Dolin, (downloadable audiobook)

Fur, fortune, and empire : The Epic History of the Fur Trade in America., Eric Jay Dolin, (downloadable audiobook)

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Fur, fortune, and empire : The Epic History of the Fur Trade in America.
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Fur, fortune, and empire
Title remainder
The Epic History of the Fur Trade in America.
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Eric Jay Dolin
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eng
Summary
From the bestselling author of Leviathan comes this sweeping narrative of one of America's most historically rich industries. Beginning his epic history in the early 1600s, Eric Jay Dolin traces the dramatic rise and fall of the American fur trade industry, from the first Dutch encounters with the Indians to the rise of the conservation movement in the late nineteenth century. Dolin shows how the fur trade, driven by the demands of fashion, sparked controversy, fostered economic competition, and fueled wars among the European powers as North America became a battleground for colonization and imperial aspirations. The trade in beaver, buffalo, sea otter, and other animal skins spurred the exploration and the settlement of the vast American continent, while it alternately enriched and gravely damaged the lives of America's native peoples. Populated by a larger-than-life cast, including Dutch governor Peter Stuyvesant, President Thomas Jefferson, America's first millionaire John Jacob Astor, and mountain man Kit Carson, Fur, Fortune, and Empire is the most comprehensive and compelling history of the American fur trade ever written
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Dolin, Eric Jay
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Narrator: Tom Weiner
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  • Weiner, Tom
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  • Nonfiction
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adult
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Fur, fortune, and empire : The Epic History of the Fur Trade in America., Eric Jay Dolin, (downloadable audiobook)
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http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=100337&titleID=333174
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Unabridged
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digital storage
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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stereophonic
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spoken word
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unknown
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Unabridged.
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1 sound file
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  • online
  • electronic
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not applicable
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9781483059105
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(sound recording)
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  • audio
  • computer
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  • rdamedia
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digital
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sound
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digital recording
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unknown
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9BC5EEDE-36CC-49D3-B721-643860070255
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  • Requires OverDrive app 3.0 (Windows) / 1.0 (Mac) / 1.0 (Windows Mobile)
  • Format: OverDrive Listen
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • Format: OverDrive MP3 Audiobook
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Label
Fur, fortune, and empire : The Epic History of the Fur Trade in America., Eric Jay Dolin, (downloadable audiobook)
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=100337&titleID=333174
Publication
Note
Unabridged
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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ocm00000009bc5eede-36cc-49d3-b721-643860070255
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 sound file
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781483059105
Isbn Type
(sound recording)
Media category
  • audio
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
  • c
Other physical details
digital
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
Speed
unknown
Stock number
9BC5EEDE-36CC-49D3-B721-643860070255
System details
  • Requires OverDrive app 3.0 (Windows) / 1.0 (Mac) / 1.0 (Windows Mobile)
  • Format: OverDrive Listen
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • Format: OverDrive MP3 Audiobook
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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