Emperor of the North

Emperor of the North

Sir George [Simpson and the Remarkable Story of the Hudson's Bay Company]

Audiobook on MP3 CD - 2012
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The histories of Sir George Simpson and the Hudson's Bay Company in the 19th century are in many ways one, for Simpson's professional acumen and personal ambitions propelled a failing business to a position of great wealth and political power. Captures Simpson's many sides: a brilliant manager who kept an iron grip on his fur forts from east to west, ensuring British power across the land; a pompous dandy who was most at home in a voyageur-paddled canoe; a man ashamed of his illegitimate birth but who went on to sire 13 children; a master businessman who laid the foundations for the single greatest business enterprise of its day.
Publisher: [Toronto, Ont.] : CNIB, [2012]
ISBN: 9780616432624
0616432623
Branch Call Number: 971.2 S61r1
Characteristics: audio file,MP3,DAISY,rda
digital,optical,rda
1 audio disc (16 hr., 43 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in
Additional Contributors: Fulcher, Mairi

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