Thirty years after Meriwether Lewis and William Clark passed through the Mandan villages in present-..
David Thompson (1770-1857) is considered by many to have been the most important surveyor of North A..
The Company of Adventurers: A Narrative of Seven Years in the Service of the Hudson's Bay Company du..
Written by Kingsley M. Bray, this book offers a new, richly detailed, and meticulously documented bi..
At its height in the nineteenth century, the Hudson's Bay Company's trading territory covered three ..
In 1822, before Jedediah Smith entered the West, it was largely an unknown land, “a wilderness,” he ..
34:2 The Amazing Journal of David Adams. Hardback...
In this fascinating memoir, first published as a book in 1907, the author recalls the remarkable sto..
Trapping, trading and Indian Fighting...
In late 1846, Rudolph Friederich Kurz, a young and idealistic Swiss artist, came to the United State..
Edited by Herman J. Viola and Sarah Loomis Wilson. Born in 1859 into a wealthy New York family, Loom..
He was the greatest Indian warrior of the nineteenth century, whose victory over General Custer at t..
The son of French immigrants who settled in Maryland, Charles Larpenteur was so eager to see the rea..
With My Own Eyes tells the history of the nineteenth-century Lakotas. Susan Bordeaux Bettelyoun (185..
"The Arctic! With each sweep of my paddle, all I could think was, Oh, how glorious it is!"
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