Contested Empire: Peter Skene Ogden and the Snake River Expeditions

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Do law and legal procedures exist only so long as there is an official authority to enforce them? Or do we have an unspoken sense of law and ethics? To answer these questions, John Phillip Reid's Contested Empire explores the implicit notions of law shared by American and British fur traders in the Snake River country of Idaho and surrounding areas in the early nineteenth century. Both the United States and Great Britain had claimed this region, and passions were intense. Focusing mainly on Canadian explorer and trader ...

Contested Empire: Peter Skene Ogden and the Snake River Expeditions 2002, University of Oklahoma Press

ISBN-13: 9780806133744

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