Western Canada

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The Rise of the New West

The History of a Region in Confederation

This one-volume history chronicles a 150-year history of dramatic changes in fortune and attitudes in western Canada. From the Riel Rebellions and the Winnipeg General Strike to the founding of … 400 View
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Preface

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A brief overview of the changing political landscape in the West of Canada lead by a concern for the economic landscape. Concluding that the future is ominous and uncertain 5 $0.50 Add
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Introduction

The West in Canada

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Examines the question of does the West need Canada? Outlines a change in the key driver of the canadian economy to the western provinces 7 $0.70 Add
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“The Last Best West”:

The West in Confederation, 1869–1913

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Details the history of confederation giving a firm background, the winning of the west, the initial failure, and the success with the wheat boom 24 $2.40 Add
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Agitation and Rebellion:

Riel and the Farmers in the 1880s

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Regarding Farmers in the prairies A close examination of the record shows that from the outset, the farmers’ agitations had more to do with senators than seasons, with railway charges than … 10 $1.00 Add
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“The Man Behind the Plow”:

Agrarian Populism and the Farmer Governments

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As the crisis of the 1880s unfolded in the West, the federal government, the CPR, and the private grain trade were taking the necessary steps to ensure the orderly and privately controlled export … 19 $1.90 Add
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Presenting the Image

Part II

From: The Imaginary Indian, 2nd Edition

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Non-Native Canadians came to know the Indian: in books, in public performance, at country fairs, in museums and schoolrooms, at summer camp and in the movies. There were very few places, in fact, … 24 $0.48 Add
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Presenting the Image

Part II

From: The Imaginary Indian, 1st Edition

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Non-Native Canadians came to know the Indian: in books, in public performance, at country fairs, in museums and schoolrooms, at summer camp and in the movies. There were very few places, in fact, … 24 $0.48 Add
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Socialism and Syndicalism:

The Rising of the Working Class, 1870–1919

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Details the rise of the working class in the west, separating the analysis of BC and Prairies, and showcasing the small victories that led to the rise 26 $2.60 Add
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Devastation and Protest

The Depression in the West

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1930s, the unprepared farmers and works and the government response to the situation. Outlines the founding of social credit and the CCF 42 $4.20 Add
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Performing Indians

From: The Imaginary Indian, 2nd Edition

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Movies, shows and theatre invariably situate Indians in the past, usually on the western frontier. The result is that Indians in the movies seem marginal to modern life. Sympathetic regret or … 45 $1.80 Add
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Performing Indians

From: The Imaginary Indian, 1st Edition

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Movies, shows and theatre invariably situate Indians in the past, usually on the western frontier. The result is that Indians in the movies seem marginal to modern life. Sympathetic regret or … 45 $1.80 Add
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Celebrity Indians and Plastic Shamans

From: The Imaginary Indian, 2nd Edition

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Non-native Canadians have always formed their impressions of the Indian without much reference to actual Native people, and especially without hearing what Native people might have to say about … 58 $2.90 Add
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Celebrity Indians and Plastic Shamans

From: The Imaginary Indian, 1st Edition

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Non-native Canadians have always formed their impressions of the Indian without much reference to actual Native people, and especially without hearing what Native people might have to say about … 58 $2.90 Add
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Concession and Compromise

The War and After, 1940–1960

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1940-1960. The slow construction of the modern welfare state, the economic crisis as a crisis of confederation, the CCF Social Credit and WWII 25 $2.50 Add
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Indians of Childhood

From: The Imaginary Indian, 2nd Edition

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In the world of childhood, there were two Indians. One was the Indian of campouts and woodcraft lore and wilderness adventure, presented by Ernest Thompson Seton. The other was the schoolbook … 50 $2.50 Add