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Company of Adventurers: The Story of the Hudson's Bay Company
Company of Adventurers The Story of the Hudson's Bay Company
Author: Peter C. Newman
ISBN-13: 9780140101393
ISBN-10: 014010139X
Publication Date: 11/3/1987
Pages: 608
Edition: New Ed
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Publisher: Penguin (Non-Classics)
Book Type: Paperback
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A Fine history of the Hudsons Bay Company ( still in existence) and in turn the founding of Canada . Lots of appendixes to give data. Well written considering that the source of much of it is from the almost 400 years of records and logs of the Company.
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"A rollicking tale of capitalism among the beavers and caribou (that) makes Lee Iacocca's account of Chrysler seem tame."- Smithsonian

Newman "skillfully blends the fascinating details of daily frontier hardships with the grander policy designs in London and Paris." -New York Times Book Review

"...not only essential Canadian history; it's also a great adventure story."- Mordecai Richler

This book is grounded in solid research and delivered in a straightforward, readable style,