Canoes: A Natural History in North America
Mark Neuzil and Norman Sims
This is the story of the canoe, that singular American artifact so little changed over time. Featured here are canoes old and new, from birch bark to dugout to carbon fiber; the people who made them; and the adventures they shared. With features of technology, industry, art, and survival, the canoe carries us deep into the natural and cultural history of North America.
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- ISBN (Hardcover): 9780816681174
- Chapter 1: Dugout Canoes2
- Chapter 2: Birch-Bark Canoes4
- Chapter 3: The Fur Trade14
- Sidebar: The Algonquin Fur Trade1
- Sidebar: Frances Anne Hopkins1
- Chapter 4: All-Wood Canoes1
- Chapter 5: Wood-and-Canvas Canoes1
- Chapter 6: Synthetic Canoes1
- Chapter 7: The Human-Powered Movement1
- Chapter 8: Canoe Tripping4