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Offline KM

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Article on Snowshoes from the Beaver 1941
« on: December 08, 2011, 03:59:56 pm »
Thought this would be of interest.

The Beaver was published by HBC starting in 1920 and apparently the Canadian Historical Society acquired the rights to it in 1994.

Lots of info on construction, design, improvised shoes (no mortised joints or holes) and other good stuff.

Enjoy!

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Re: Article on Snowshoes from the Beaver 1941
« Reply #1 on: December 09, 2011, 11:31:13 am »
This is great! Thanks for posting!

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Re: Article on Snowshoes from the Beaver 1941
« Reply #2 on: December 12, 2011, 09:32:25 pm »
Thanks for the article! I think you would find Daniel S. Davidson’s Snowshoes to be well worth the trouble of finding a copy. It is one of the better material culture–related works out there, in my opinion.

http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/3394641
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Re: Article on Snowshoes from the Beaver 1941
« Reply #3 on: November 27, 2012, 02:21:13 pm »
I cited this article in my latest at Snowshoe Magazine. Thanks for the bibliography, KM!
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