Journey Into Mohawk Country
Macmillan, 5 sep. 2006 - 144 pagina's
Harmen Meyndertsz van den Bogaert was only twenty three when he ventured into Mohawk territory in search of the answers to some pressing questions: where were all the beaver skins that the Indians should have been shipping down the river? Was the money that should have been going into the pockets of the Dutch going to the French instead? Despite freezing temperatures and a scarcity of trustworthy guides, maps, and sometimes even food, Harmen van den Bogaert and his friends set off for a journey through old New York in an attempt to revive the struggling fur trade. Nearly four centuries later, George O'Connor brings Harmen van den Bogaert's journal of his travels to life with simple and striking artwork.
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Review: Journey Into Mohawk CountryGebruikersrecensie - Lindsay - Goodreads
O'Connor did a good job at imagining things to read (see) between the lines of the otherwise dry pacing of the journal. Volledige recensie lezen
Review: Journey Into Mohawk CountryGebruikersrecensie - Goodreads
An intriguing first person account of a Dutch fur trader who in 1634 set out from Fort Orange-now Albany NY, to determine why the lucrative trade in beaver skins was drying up. His journey into Mohawk ... Volledige recensie lezen