3 edition of Mountain Men & Fur Trade (Mountain Man and the Fur Trade in the Far West) found in the catalog.
Mountain Men & Fur Trade (Mountain Man and the Fur Trade in the Far West)
Leroy R. Hafen
June 11, 2001
by Arthur H. Clark Company
Written in English
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Whether you are interested in the equipment and gear used by the Mountain Men, the lives and tales of the individuals in their own personal struggles to survive and succeed in the wilderness, aspects of everyday living in the first half of the 19th Century, or in the rise and fall of political and commercial empires related to the fur trade. The colonial fur trade, and later the mountain man fur trade, had a pronounced effect on Native American Indians. The federal government tried to protect the American Indians from land speculators, fur traders, and eventually the mountain men and the suppliers of the mountain man rendezvous through the Trade and Intercourse Acts.
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A small quarto measuring 9 1/4" by 6 1/4" containing pages followed by an index. Illustrated throughout with more than drawings and sketches of tools, weapons and implements used by the fur traders and mountain men of the era.
The book is organized with short inserts between chapters on a great variety of topics on Mountain Men: their guns, how to trap beaver, their tools, how to cashe, their boats, etc. As I read I looked for maps to help locate places mentioned - the book certainly would have benefited from having them included, essential to any reading on history /5(31).
Selections from Hafen's "The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West" are published in these books: Mountain Men and Fur Traders of the Far West. Harvey L. Carter(introduction) and Leroy Hafen(editor). - pages. 18 selections from Leroy Hafen's The Mountain Men.
Fur Traders Trappers and Mountain Men of the Upper Missouri. Fur Traders, Trappers, and Mountain Men of the Upper Missouri focuses on eighteen men who represented the American Fur Company and its successors in the Upper Missouri trade.
Their biographies have been compiled from the classic ten-volume Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West, edited by LeRoy R. Hafen/5(5). A mountain man is an explorer who lives in the wilderness. Mountain men were most common in the North American Rocky Mountains from about through to the s (with a peak population in the early s).
They were instrumental in opening up the various Emigrant Trails (widened into wagon roads) allowing Americans in the east to settle the new territories of the Activity sectors: Rocky Mountains, Sierra.
Mountain Men At The Mouth Of Bighorn Canyon, having packed valuable furs over the rugged uplands, prepared for yet another perilous journey. Mountain Men And The Bad Pass Trail was a perfect fit to carry furs back from fur trade rendezvous. The book is part of Hafen’s volume study of mountain men and the fur trade, although this particular volume is a bit shorter than the others in the series.
I would highly suggest checking out The Fur Trapper website for a breakdown of some of the stats on mountain men from Hafen's works. Fur Traders and Mountain MenAfter explorers Meriwether Lewis (–) and William Clark (–) led the first expedition of white explorers across the western half of North America in –6, a large group of hardy adventurers prepared to head west.
Source for information on Fur Traders and Mountain Men: U*X*L Encyclopedia of U.S. History dictionary. #6 Charlton Heston and Brian Keith star in the salty and savage film The Mountain Men (Amazon Video), an adventure story with plenty of humor and heart. Screenwriter Fraser Heston recalls, “Our story takes place in the s, at the end of the fur trade era.
This "on-line research center" features information on all aspects of mountain men, trappers, and the fur trade in the American West of 19th-century. Traditions, history, tools, and survival techniques are addressed.
Digital library, virtual museum, bibliographic resources, period text, e-mail discussion group are available at this searchable site. The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West Series (Book 9).
Biographical sketches of the participants by scholars of the subject and with introductions by the editor LeRoy R. Hafen -- State Historian of Colorado, Emeritus Professor of History, Brigham Young University. Enterprising Young Men – Ashley Enters the Fur Trade There were frontiersmen in the Rocky Mountains before and after William Ashley’s time in the fur trade, but it was the adventures of Ashley’s men along the Missouri River and among the beaver rich western streams that marked the beginning of the classic “mountain man” period in.
Mountain Men were the principal figures of the fur trade era, one of the most interesting, dramatic, and truly significant phases of the history of the American trans-Mississippi West during the first half of the 19th Century.
These men were of all types—some were fugitives from law and civilization, others were the best in rugged manhood; some were heroic, some. This is a list of explorers, trappers, guides, and other frontiersmen of the North American frontier, known as " Mountain Men ", from to 3 Further reading.
4 External links. #N#Barclay was a British-born frontiersman of the American West. After working in St. Louis as a bookkeeper and clerk, he worked at Bent's Old Fort. He then. Permanent Exhibit Upper Gallery This exhibit offers a broad overview of the fur trade in the Rocky Mountains and specifically the Green River Valley between and Displays include trappers’ equipment on loan from the American Mountain Men Association, a diorama of a Rendezvous scene, flintlock and percussion guns from the late s and [ ].
HAFEN, LeRoy R. The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West. Biographical Sketches of the Participants by Scholars of the Subject ans With Introductions by the Editor. Glendale: Arthur H. Clark Co., 10 vols. Illus. maps. A fine, untrimmed set in orig.
cloth. A very difficult set to obtain. Books shelved as mountain-men: The Gamble by Kristen Ashley, Sweet Dreams by Kristen Ashley, Crow Killer: The Saga of Liver-Eating Johnson by Raymond W. Buy a cheap copy of Mountain Men and Fur Traders of the Far book. The legendary mountain men—the fur traders and trappers who penetrated the Rocky Mountains and explored the Far West in the first half on the nineteenth Free shipping over $/5(3).
Diaries, Narratives, and Letters of the Mountain Men These documents are accounts of the Rocky Mountain fur trade during the first half of the 19th century. Most of these are either primary or secondary historical sources; that is, either written by, or as told by those who were actually there.
Listen to the complete The Mountain Men book series. As always, downloaded books are yours to keep. Your first book is Free with Trial. And they would risk horse wrecks and mountain storms to trade their furs each year at "rendezvous".
Jack vows to escape to the untamed West to become a Mountain Man fur trapper. Thus begins an adventure. History & Sketchbooks -Fur Trade & Mountain Man View Cart / Checkout History & Sketchbooks -Fur Trade & Mountain Man. BOOK-BM The Beaver Men by Mari Sandoz.
Price: $ BOOK-BPP The Black Powder Plainsman.The SCHS/MMM continues to publish interesting, well-documented histories on the mountain men, rendezvous and fur trade era, Rocky Mountain Fur Trade Journal The Rocky Mountain Fur Trade Journal is an academic peer-review publication intended to further the knowledge base and discussion of the Rocky Mountain fur trade era and provide.About the Book The legendary mountain men—the fur traders and trappers who penetrated the Rocky Mountains and explored the Far West in the first half on the nineteenth century—formed the vanguard of the American empire and became the heroes of American adventure.