Norton

9780393067101

STARRED REVIEW

Fur, Fortune and Empire: The Epic History of the Fur Trade in America

Share this Article:

Review of ‘Fur, Fortune and Empire: The Epic History of the Fur Trade in America’

Benjamin Franklin famously mused that the turkey might be a good symbol for the United States; we opted for the eagle instead. But a compelling case could be made for the beaver. In a sense, we owe the European settlement of the North American continent to that intrepid engineer of the animal world.

Or, viewed…

Sign Up

Stay on top of new releases: Sign up for our enewsletters to receive reading recommendations in your favorite genres every Tuesday.