Summary: Traces the rise and fall of the American fur industry, beginning with Dutch traders in the early 1600s through the conservation movement in the late nineteenth century and explains how the animal skin trade damaged the lives of Native Americans.
Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Co. 2010
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Summary: "This edition of Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca'a Relacion offers readers Rolena Adorno and Patrick Charles Pautz's celebrated translation of Cabeza de Vaca's account of the 1527 Panfilo de Narvaez expedition to North America. The dramatic narrative tells the story of some of the first Europeans and the first-known African to encounter the North American wilderness and its Native inhabitants. It is...
Publisher / Publication Date: University of Nebraska Press 2003