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North of Superior

An Illustrated History of Northwestern Ontario

Northwestern Ontario is a little-known region that has been central to Canada’s prosperity. For many Canadians, the majestic landscape north of Lake Superior conjures up images of tourism, … ; View
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INTRODUCTION

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Outlines the exact area of Northwestern Ontario, explains how this book bridges a gap in history of this reason giving an accessible overview of the region for the first time, explains the three … ; 8 $0.80 Add
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ORIGINAL PEOPLES TO 1671

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Looks at the Aboriginal cultures that flourished in this region before the arrival of Europeans. Breaks down the extended history into The Paleo-Americans, The Shield Archaic Peoples, The … ; 12 $1.20 Add
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TRADERS AND ADVENTURERS, 1671–1821

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Looks at how the relationship between the Aboriginal Peoples and the fur trading Europeans Developed. Outlines that it went from one of European dependence on Aboriginal knowledge and skills to … ; 20 $2.00 Add
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THE SWAY FROM THE BAY, 1821–1889

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Looks at the transformation of Northwestern Ontario during this time from a fur-trade hinterland to one whose primary purpose was to serve the industrial needs of the south. Analyzes how this … ; 24 $2.40 Add
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THE RISE OF NEW ONTARIO, 1889–1918

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Through wheat, wood, and transportation improvements this became a region in transformation. Looks at the natural resources of the area and gold fever, pulp paper and electrical power, the cost … ; 22 $2.20 Add
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RADICALS AND RESOURCE DEVELOPERS:

A REGION ON THE BRINK, 1919–1945

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New Ontario (as the region was called during this period) was treated as a colony by the imperial government seated in Toronto; however, this vast region, nearly three-quarters of the entire … ; 18 $1.80 Add
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THE MODERN NORTH, 1945–1985

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Most historians agree that the end of the Second World War ushered in a new era in Canada. The economic and social upheaval that had dominated the 1930s became a thing of the past, and the 1950s … ; 16 $1.60 Add
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NORTHWESTERN ONTARIO SINCE THE 1980S

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Looks at the change in perception in the late 1980s to a worry of jobs leaving the region. Analyzes the decline of industrialism, post-industrial changes and the rise of Aboriginal Influence ; 8 $0.80 Add