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The Interview | With Eric Jay Dolin

How the fur trade helped shape America

ERIC JAY DOLIN ERIC JAY DOLIN
By Anna Mundow
Globe Correspondent / July 25, 2010

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Eric Jay Dolin, author of “Leviathan: The History of Whaling in America,’’ now turns his keen eye on another fabled extractive enterprise in “Fur, Fortune, and Empire: The Epic History of the Fur Trade in America.’’ With impressive erudition and lively wit, Dolin charts the astonishing development and impact of this fashion-driven trade from its inception in the early 17th ... (Full article: 930 words)

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