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American Philosophical Society
Opening of the Maritime Fur Trade at Bering Strait: Americans & Russians Meet the “Kanigmiut” in Kotzebue Sound
John R. Bockstoce (au). Makes a significant contribution to our knowledge of the early maritime trade in the northern Pacific in general, & in the Bering Strait area in particular. The maritime fur trade was an important commercial force in the Bering Strait region from the early 19th cent. until the outbreak of WW2; nevertheless, its origins are not well understood. But two important documents shed considerable light on the genesis of this trade. These manuscripts describe the voyages of the Amer. trading brigs “Gen. San Martin” & “Pedler” in 1819-20. They provide info. on the relationships that existed between the Amer. maritime traders & the Russian officials in Kamchatka & Alaska, as well as with the inhab. of the Bering Strait region in the first qtr. of the 19th cent. Illustrations.
Franz Boas and W. E. B. Du Bois at Atlanta University, 1906 (Transactions Vol. 98, Part 2)
Magnetic Fever: Global Imperialism and Empiricism in the Nineteenth Century: Transactions, American Philosophical Society (Volume 99, Part 4)
Armenian Merchants of the Seventeenth and Early Eighteenth Centuries: English East India Company Sources: Transactions, APS (vol. 88, part 5)
Passion of George Sarton: A Modern Marriage and its Discipline (Memoir 260)
Playing With Fire: Histories of the Lightning Rod: Transactions, American Philosophical Society (Volume 99, Part 5)
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