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The North West Company

by Marjorie Wilkins Campbell

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1957
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Condition: clean copy, dust jacket protected by plastic cover. Content: Pioneering history of the Northwest Company. 296 pages, maps, notes on authorities, index.
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Condition: clean copy. Content: In this book, the author examines humanity's 15,000 year relationship with 'Castor canadensis' and the beaver's even longer relationship with North American landscape and ecosystems. From waterlogged environs of the Beaver Capital of Canada to a bustling workshop where craftsmen make the beaver-felt cowboy hats, the author sifts through the millennia of castorid existence in the company… Read more
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Footprints in the Dust

by Douglas W Light

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Published
1987
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9780919899162
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Condition: clean copy, sentiment and signature on title page by author Content: The book acquainted the reader with the background of the days before open conflict, and all proceeds with the day-to-day happenings of what is known militarily as the Northwest Campaign. It contains, as appendices, the names of those killed - on both sides. In its footnotes and appendices is… Read more
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The Red Man's On The Warpath The Image Of The "indian" And The Second World War

by R. Scott Sheffield

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February 18, 2005
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9780774810951
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Condition: clean copy. Content: During the Second World War, thousands of canadian indigenous people joined in the national crusade to defend freedom and democracy. High rates of enlistment and public demonstrations of patriotism encourages Canadians to re-examine the roles and status of indigenous people in Canadian society. This work explores how wartime symbolism and imagery propelled these issues onto the national… Read more
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Condition: clean copy. Content: The story of the Hudson's Bay Company and its larger-than-live governor, Sir George Simpson, is i9nestricably linked to the formation of a Canadian nation stretching from sea to sea. At its height in the 19th century, the HBC trading territory covered three million square miles and spanned the continent. An no ope persson was more responsible for… Read more
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Prairie Warships: River Navigation in the Northwest Rebellion

by Gordon E. Tolton

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Published
2007
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9781894974301
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Condition: clean copy. Content: In this work, the author tells of the follies and triumphs of a small prairie war that was fought suing steamboats, ferries, and other river craft. This was an adventure experience at water level by warriors and soldiers on all sides - European settlers, First Nations, and Metis. 336 pages,notes, bibliography, index.
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Condition: clean copy, dust Jacket in excellent condition, protected by plastic cover. Content: The author skilfully guides readers through more than three centuries of trade history. His engaging narrative explains how Canadians, who enjoy one of the highest standards of living in the world, have largely come to accept the need for an open, well-ordered international economy. Close attention to trade… Read more
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Condition: clelan copy. Content: This is the most authoritative and readable account to date of how British Columbia became British and how Oregon, Washington, and Alaska became American. 414 pages notes, bibliography, index.
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Voyages of Delusion The Quest for the Northwest Passage

by Glyn Williams

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Published
February 8, 2003
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9780300098662
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Condition: clean copy. Content: The author explores the adventures and mishaps of successive voyages to find the northwest passage. omc;idomg pme expedition that disappeared entirely in the Artic ice. 468 pages, sources, index.
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Condition: clean copy. Content: The author has gathered previously unpublished writing from Emily Carr's journals, motebooks, and correspondence. Included are expurgated passages from Carr's published journals, which reveal details of Carr's spiritual quest, her dreams, and anguished thoughts about her sisters and family. 250 pages
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Condition: clean copy. Content: In 1942, Tom Sando was imprisoned in Canadian concentration camps - first in Petawawa, Ontario and then Angler, Ontario - a young Japanese Canadian imprisoned only because he was willing to stand an fight for his rights as a Canadian. The author's story, related through a series of his journal entries throughout his years of imprisonment. This… Read more
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Hell upon earth:

by J. Clinton; Morrison, Jr.

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Published
1995-09
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9780969182412
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Concition: clean copy. Content: 360 pages, notes, index, photographs maps.
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The Apathetic and the Defiant

by Craig L. Mantle, editor

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Published
June 30, 2007
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9781550027105
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Condition: clean copy. Content. A collection of 12 essays covering examples of unprofessional behavior by members of Canada's military forces from the War of 1812 to the immediate aftermath of the First World War.The work clearly reveals that disobedience and mutiny have marked all o fthe major conflicts in which Canada has participated. 496 pages, glossary, index.
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Condition: clean copy. Content: This book traces some of the ways in which border metaphors pervade Canadian consciousness. Addressing a variety of social issues - among them separatism, marginalization, multiculturalism, colonial attitudes, national policies, language and the influence of the United States - the author shows how the border, though spatial in character, is political in intent and effect. Comprising three… Read more
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The North-West Passage of Land

by William Fitzwilliam; Cheadle, W. B Milton

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Published
2001
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9781552671825
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Condition: clean copy. Content Facsimile of the 1865 account of the 1862 expedition by William Wentworth-Fitzwilliam Viscount Milton crossing the northwest of North America by land. Accompanied by his physician, Walter Butler Cheadle, he began 13 months of frustration, danger, death and near starvation. 400 pages.
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La Verendrye:Fur Trader and Explorer

by Nellis M. Crouse

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Published
1956
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Condition: clean copy. Content: Pierre de La Verendrye was an adventurous French Canadian trader who in 1731 set out to discover the Western Sea. At that time it was believed that a large gulf of water extended into the North American continent from the Pacific Ocean and that when this was found it would be a simple matter to travel and… Read more
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Cheadle's journal of trip across Canada, 1862-1863,

by Walter Butler Cheadle

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Published
1971
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9780888300355
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Condition: clean copy, original owner's name on first page upper right corner. Content: The author's journal of the exploration through the Canadian Rockies with William Fitzwilliam, Viscount Milton over the uncharted Yellowhead route in 1862-63. 312 pages, with attached map. Introduction and notes by A. G. Doughty and Gustave Lanctot, with a new introduction by Lewis H Thomas.
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The Palliser Expedition:

by Irene M. Spry

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Published
1963
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Condition: clean copy, dust jacket in excellent condition, protected by plastic cover. Content:This is the story of how John Palliser, Irish nobleman, conceived the idea of exploring the unknown country north of the Us/Canadian boundary, and of the far-reaching journeys undertaken by members of the expedition. Hard and dangerous, these journeys were made exciting by buffalo-running and hunting for grizzly bears,… Read more
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Hudson's Bay Company 1670-1870

by E. E. Rich, M.A.

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Published
1960
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Condition: clean copy, dust jacket in excellent condition, protected by plastic cover. Content: Two hundred year history of the Hudson's Bay Company, in three volumes, this is volume 3 1821-1870. 974 pages, index.
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Hudson's Bay Company 1670-1870

by E. E. Rich, MA

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Published
1960
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Condition: clean copy, dust jacket in excellent condition, protected by plastic cover. Contents: Two hundred year history of the Hudson's Bay Company, in three volumes, this is Volume 2 1763-1820. 400 pages.
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