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Published by University of Nebraska Press in Lincoln .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • West (U.S.)

Subjects:

  • Trappers -- West (U.S.) -- Biography,
  • Fur traders -- West (U.S.) -- Biography,
  • Fur trade -- West (U.S.) -- History,
  • West (U.S.) -- History -- To 1848 -- Biography,
  • West (U.S.) -- Biography

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementedited by LeRoy R. Hafen ; selected, with an introduction by Harvey L. Carter.
ContributionsHafen, Le Roy Reuben, 1893-, Carter, Harvey Lewis, 1904-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF592 .M742 1983
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 334 p. :
Number of Pages334
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3163948M
ISBN 100803272189
LC Control Number83005824
OCLC/WorldCa9392775

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Trappers of the Far West Sixteen Biographical Sketches (Book): Includes brief biographies of seventeen leaders of the western fur trade. In the early s, vast fortunes were made in the international fur trade, an enterprise founded upon the effort of a few hundred trappers scattered across the American West. This volume presents brief biographies of seventeen leaders of the western fur trade, selected from essays assembled in "The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West". These were well-known names among early trappers and traders, Smith having reached California, by the way of Utah and Nevada, as early as In the service of both Ashley and this newly formed company, was James P. Beckwourth, long famous throughout the West. He claimed to have been in the mountains since and to have been the first to. May 01,  · LeRoy R. Hafen () was Professor of History at the University of Denver and Brigham Young University, Executive Director of the State Historical Society of Colorado, and author/editor of numerous books on the American West, including Ruxton of the Rockies, Fur Trappers and Traders of the Far Southwest: Twenty Biographical Sketches, and.