Fort Union and the Upper Missouri Fur Trade

Fort Union and the Upper Missouri Fur Trade

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A comprehensive history of Fort Union, the nineteenth century's most important and longest-lived Upper Missouri River fur trading post. Barbour explores the economic, social, legal, cultural, and political significance of the fort that was a part of John Jacob Astor's fur trade empire. He also shows Barbour shows how Indians, mixed-bloods, and other diverse groups living at Fort Union created a system of community law that helped maintain their unique frontier society.
Publisher: Norman : University of Oklahoma Press, c2001
ISBN: 9780806132952
Branch Call Number: 978.473 B2346f 2001
Characteristics: xvi, 304 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm


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