Frontiers and the Fur Trade

Elva L. Batcheller

Abstract


"There is not a page in [Frontiers and the Fur Trade] that lags. Enticing titles lead on from chapter to chapter; saga and legend, epigram and humor leaven the whole… Because of [the author's] fearlessness before ferocious wild animals [in When Fur Was King] and his ability to deal with the Indians he cannot resist a little braggadocio; yet for the most part his stories are related with a restraint that makes them convincing."

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