Farming The Frontier: The Agricultural Opening Of …


Farming The Frontier: The Agricultural Opening Of The Oregon Country, 1786-1846
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In its rich detail, this book provides the first comprehensive history of the agricultural development of the Oregon Country. Based on extensive research in Hudsons’s Bay Company documents, missionary records, and military and private papers, this book traces the crucial transition of the Pacific Northwest from a fur-trading outpost to an agricultural settlement a process which also saw the shift from British to American jurisdiction in the area.

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