Mountain Men and Fur Traders of the Far West: Eighteen Biographical Sketches by LeRoy R. HafenMountain Men and Fur Traders of the Far West: Eighteen Biographical Sketches by LeRoy R. Hafen

Mountain Men and Fur Traders of the Far West: Eighteen Biographical Sketches

EditorLeRoy R. Hafen

Paperback | June 1, 1982

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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. This volume brings to the general reader brief biographies of eighteen representative mountain men, selected from among the essay assembled by LeRoy R. Hafen in The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West (ten volumes, 1965-72).

The subjects and authors are: Manuel Lisa (Richard E. Oglesby); Pierre Chouteau Jr. (Janet Lecompte); Wilson Price Hunt (William Brandon); William H. Ashley (Harvey L. Carter); Jedediah Smith (Harvey L. Carter); John McLoughlin (Kenneth L. Holmes); Peter Skene Ogden (Ted J. Warner); Ceran St. Vrain (Harold H. Dunham); Kit Carson (Harvey L. Carter); Old Bill Williams (Frederic E. Voelker); William Sublette (John E. Sunder);Thomas Fitzpatrick (LeRoy R. and Ann W. Hafen); James Bridger (Cornelius M. Ismert); Benjamin L. E. Bonneville (Edgeley W. Todd); Joseph R. Walker (Ardis M. Walker); Nathaniel Wyeth (William R. Sampson); Andrew Drips (Harvey L. Carter); and Joseph L. Meek (Harvey E. Tobie).

Harvey L. Carter is professor emeritus of history at Colorado College.
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Title:Mountain Men and Fur Traders of the Far West: Eighteen Biographical SketchesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:401 pages, 8.02 × 5.34 × 0.85 inPublished:June 1, 1982Publisher:UNP - Bison Books

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0803272103

ISBN - 13:9780803272101

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