Making the Voyageur World

Through a detailed analysis of their unique occupational culture, Making the Voyageur World reexamines the French Canadian workers who dominated the fur trade industry and became iconic images of North American lore.

Making the Voyageur World

Making the Voyageur World

Through a detailed analysis of their unique occupational culture, Making the Voyageur World reexamines the French Canadian workers who dominated the fur trade industry and became iconic images of North American lore.

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Making the Voyageur World
Language: en
Pages: 414
Authors: Carolyn Podruchny
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-12 - Publisher: U of Nebraska Press

Through a detailed analysis of their unique occupational culture, Making the Voyageur World reexamines the French Canadian workers who dominated the fur trade industry and became iconic images of North American lore.
The Last Voyageurs: Retracing La Salle's Journey Across America: Sixteen Teenagers on the Adventure of a Lifetime
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Lorraine Boissoneault
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-04-15 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

In 1976, America's bicentennial, 24 young men set out to re-create French explorer La Salle's voyage down the entire length of the Mississippi River, abandoning their modern identities in order to live like the voyageurs of the 1600s. Reid Lewis never wanted to be an ordinary French teacher. With the
Backwoodsmen as Ecocritical Motif in French Canadian Literature
Language: en
Pages: 228
Authors: Anne Rehill
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-08-30 - Publisher: Lexington Books

This book encompasses a historically based literary analysis through an ecocritical perspective, in a thematic examination of how backwoodsmen from the seventeenth-century through the nineteenth-century are portrayed in four works of French Canadian literature. Literary depictions of these men of European origin reveal the dominant culture’s changing attitudes toward Amerindians
North Country
Language: en
Pages: 449
Authors: Mary Lethert Wingerd
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010 - Publisher: U of Minnesota Press

In 1862, four years after Minnesota was ratified as the thirty-second state in the Union, simmering tensions between indigenous Dakota and white settlers culminated in the violent, six-week-long U.S.-Dakota War. Hundreds of lives were lost on both sides, and the war ended with the execution of thirty-eight Dakotas on December
Canadian Climate of Mind
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Timothy B. Leduc
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-05-01 - Publisher: McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP

The twenty-first century is a period of great environmental and social transformation as climate change increasingly marks lives at levels that are personal, familial, communal, national, and global. A Canadian Climate of Mind presents stories that emerge from the waters, lands, and climate of Canada, and which have the potential

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