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Fur Fortune Empire

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In Fur, Fortune, and Empire, best-selling author Eric Jay Dolin chronicles the rise and fall of the fur trade. What began as an exploratory trip in 1605 by General Hudson led to the creation of an empire. To better understand how America was explored, settled and exploited dive into this epic, well researched book by Eric Jay Dolin as he explores how the fur trade became inextricably linked to many key events in American history, including the French and Indian War, the American Revolution, and the War of 1812, as well as to the relentless pull of Manifest Destiny, the destruction of Native culture and the opening of the West.

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