Caesars of the wilderness

Front Cover
Penguin Books, Nov 1, 1988 - History - 450 pages
3 Reviews
Newman chronicles the Hudson's Bay Company's rapid expansion from 1770 to 1870 across most of Canada and the Northwestern United States, as it became the world's largest commercial empire.

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - RandyStafford - LibraryThing

My reactions to reading this in 1994. Didn’t find this book as interesting as the first volume in the series. It mainly covers the career of the penurious, womanizing, profit-obsessed, hard driving ... Read full review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - charlie68 - LibraryThing

A readable book on the early history of Canada. Read full review


The NorWesters
The Magnificent River Rats
Big Mack

16 other sections not shown

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases