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The Resource The Chouteaus : first family of the fur trade, Stan Hoig

The Chouteaus : first family of the fur trade, Stan Hoig

Label
The Chouteaus : first family of the fur trade
Title
The Chouteaus
Title remainder
first family of the fur trade
Statement of responsibility
Stan Hoig
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In the late eighteenth century, the vast, pristine land that lay west of the Mississippi River remained largely unknown to the outside world. The area beckoned to daring frontiersmen who produced the first major industry of the American West--the colorful but challenging, often dangerous fur trade. At the lead was an enterprising French Creole family that founded the city of St. Louis in 1763 and pushed forth to garner furs for world markets. Stan Hoig provides an intimate look into the lives of four generations of the Chouteau family as they voyaged up the Western rivers to conduct trade, a
Member of
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hoig, Stan
Dewey number
977.8/6600922
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
F474.S253
LC item number
A245 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Chouteau family
  • Pioneers
  • Fur traders
  • French Americans
  • Businessmen
  • Saint Louis (Mo.)
  • Missouri River Valley
  • Fur trade
  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • Missouri River Valley
  • Chouteau family
  • Chouteau
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • HISTORY
  • HISTORY
  • Businessmen
  • French Americans
  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • Fur trade
  • Fur traders
  • Pioneers
  • Missouri River Valley
  • Missouri
  • Pelzhandel
  • Mittlerer Westen
  • USA
Label
The Chouteaus : first family of the fur trade, Stan Hoig
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 305-315) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Threshold to an empire -- Beyond the great river -- War and peace on the Missouri -- In a Spanish dungeon -- Scions to the fore -- Amid an Indian war -- A frontier in havoc -- The "Osage outfit" -- VIPs at the Verdigris -- Probing the plains -- To the prairies unknown -- Debt unto death -- Steamboats "to the mountains" -- A mile wide and six inches deep -- Deadly cargoes : whiskey and cholera -- Charles Chouteau at the helm -- Passions of war -- Requiems in retrospect -- Addendum : the Chouteau women -- Appendix A : Chouteau families and Osage offspring -- Appendix B : Chouteau-related trading posts -- Appendix C : Chouteau-involved Indian treaties
Control code
826660299
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 337 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781283889551
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)826660299
Label
The Chouteaus : first family of the fur trade, Stan Hoig
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 305-315) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Threshold to an empire -- Beyond the great river -- War and peace on the Missouri -- In a Spanish dungeon -- Scions to the fore -- Amid an Indian war -- A frontier in havoc -- The "Osage outfit" -- VIPs at the Verdigris -- Probing the plains -- To the prairies unknown -- Debt unto death -- Steamboats "to the mountains" -- A mile wide and six inches deep -- Deadly cargoes : whiskey and cholera -- Charles Chouteau at the helm -- Passions of war -- Requiems in retrospect -- Addendum : the Chouteau women -- Appendix A : Chouteau families and Osage offspring -- Appendix B : Chouteau-related trading posts -- Appendix C : Chouteau-involved Indian treaties
Control code
826660299
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 337 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781283889551
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)826660299

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