Paul Kane's Great Nor-West

Paul Kane's Great Nor-West
Author: Sheila Urbanek
Publsiher: UBC Press
Total Pages: 176
Release: 2011-11-01
ISBN 10: 0774841834
ISBN 13: 9780774841832
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Paul Kane's Great Nor-West Book Review:

In this beautifully designed and richly illustrated book, Diane Eaton and Sheila Urbanek re-create Paul Kane's heroic journey across Canada and bring to life the people, places, and events he experienced. Determined to document the lives and customs of the Indians of the Northwest, Paul Kane set out in 1845 to cross the continent 'with no companions but my portfolio and a box of paints, my gun and a stock of ammunition.' Travelling via the Hudson's Bay Company fur brigade routes, he made his way from the Great Lakes to the Pacific coast and back again. When he returned to Toronto in the fall of 1848, he brought back some 500 field sketches as well as a remarkable collection of Indian 'curiosities,' which he used as raw material for one hundred oil paintings depicting scenes of Indian life. While the carefully executed oil paintings are deliberately romanticized images of the west, the original field sketches convey Kane's immediate impressions and offer tantalizing glimpses of what he describes as the 'wild scenes amongst which I strayed almost alone.' A fascinating complement to the sketches is contained in a small diary Kane kept while on his journey -- brief and plainspoken, these entries were jotted down in his own idiosyncratic spelling and punctuation. Illustrated with a wide selection of the field sketches as well as his better-known oil paintings, this book reintroduces this remarkable artist to a modern audience.

Frontier Cattle Ranching in the Land and Times of Charlie Russell

Frontier Cattle Ranching in the Land and Times of Charlie Russell
Author: W. M. Elofson
Publsiher: McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP
Total Pages: 247
Release: 2004
ISBN 10: 9780773527034
ISBN 13: 0773527036
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Frontier Cattle Ranching in the Land and Times of Charlie Russell Book Review:

This first ever in-depth, cross-border study of the cattle ranching frontiers on the northern Great Plains of North America argues that though they lived on different sides of the fortyninth parallel, the first cattlemen on the western Canadian prairies and in the state of Montana shared a common history.

Ireland-Related Featured Articles

Ireland-Related Featured Articles
Author: N.A
Publsiher: PediaPress
Total Pages: 329
Release:
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13:
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


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American Indian Culture and Research Journal

American Indian Culture and Research Journal
Author: N.A
Publsiher:
Total Pages: 329
Release: 1996
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: WISC:89065700940
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


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Encyclopedia of Exploration, 1800 to 1850

Encyclopedia of Exploration, 1800 to 1850
Author: Raymond John Howgego
Publsiher:
Total Pages: 690
Release: 2004
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: UOM:49015003189629
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Encyclopedia of Exploration, 1800 to 1850 Book Review:

In 732 major articles, Raymond Howgego's Encyclopedia of Exploration 1800 to 1850 attempts to detail every significant traveller, voyager or expedition that set out during the period. Its indexes provide the names of over 3000 travellers and 1000 ships, while the bibliographies cite more than 10,000 works of reference. Extensive biographical information is included for the travellers themselves, placing every expedition thoroughly in its historical context. The text is fully cross-referenced between articles, whilst every article is supplemented by a comprehensive bibliography of both primary and secondary sources.

Nebraska History

Nebraska History
Author: James Lee Sellers,Addison Erwin Sheldon,James C. Olson
Publsiher:
Total Pages: 329
Release: 1998
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: UVA:X006174236
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


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Wanderings of an Artist Among the Indians of North America

Wanderings of an Artist Among the Indians of North America
Author: Paul Kane
Publsiher: London : Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans, and Roberts
Total Pages: 455
Release: 1859
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: OXFORD:N10594809
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


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Canadian Books in Print

Canadian Books in Print
Author: N.A
Publsiher:
Total Pages: 329
Release: 2002
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: UOM:39015046431758
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


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Forging the Prairie West

Forging the Prairie West
Author: John Herd Thompson
Publsiher: Oxford University Press, USA
Total Pages: 212
Release: 1998
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: UOM:39015048562832
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Forging the Prairie West Book Review:

The word "prairie" calls to mind a vista of golden grain, or Red River carts crossing a sea of waving grass. Canadians forget that the provinces sometimes called "prairie" span enormous geographical diversity, from the grasslands to the poplar bluffs of the "park belt," from the Canadianshield to the Rocky Mountains. The human geography of these provinces is equally diverse. Forging the Prairie West explores the histories of the peoples who created this complex region over the past four centuries.It begins with an account of the First Nations of the region and of the fur trading partnership they established with European traders. After two centuries of co-operation, the Europeans subjugated the native peoples. Despite the determined resistance of the Metis, led by Louis Riel, the PrairieWest became part of the new Canada. After the region entered Confederation, the North-West Mounted Police, the Canadian Pacific Railway, farmers and cattle ranchers incorporated into an expanding transcontinental economy.These topics are followed by a discussion of the Western boom after 1900 when the Canadian Prairies became the "Last, Best West" to thousands of homesteader families from Eastern Canada, the United States, and Europe. Not all the immigrants to the Prairie West were farmers. Class conflict markedthe rapidly growing cities that mushroomed along the new railway lines, most dramatic among them the Winnipeg General Strike of 1919, which focused the eyes of the world on the Manitoba capital. North-West Mounted Police swinging baseball bats rode down the strikers on "Bloody Saturday," leaving twostrikers dead and dozens wounded.Subsequent chapters recount the creation of the massive Prairie wheat marketing pools, the rise of western political parties including the Progressive Party, Social Credit, and the CCF, and the impact of the Second World War. Forging the Prairie West then examines the post 1945 transformation ofthe prairie provinces, with the emergence of the oil industry, the rise of agribusiness, and the rapid suburbanization of prairie cities. The concluding chapter tells the region's story right into the 1990s, with a discussion of burgeoning regional alienation and the growth of the Reform Party.The most striking feature of this book are the 166 paintings, drawings, period maps, and photographs. A third of them have never before been published; others have become near-iconic, but are interpreted here in original ways. These images are not simply illustrations but part of the story. Theydepict everything from the buffalo hunt, fur trade posts, and Mounties to CPR advertising, native parents camped outside a residential school, and a cover from the newspaper of the Saskatchewan Ku Klux Klan.

America, History and Life

America, History and Life
Author: N.A
Publsiher:
Total Pages: 329
Release: 1999
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: UOM:39015065458260
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


America, History and Life Book Review:

Provides historical coverage of the United States and Canada from prehistory to the present. Includes information abstracted from over 2,000 journals published worldwide.

Montana

Montana
Author: N.A
Publsiher:
Total Pages: 329
Release: 1996
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: UVA:X006017245
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


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International Bibliography of Book Reviews of Scholarly Literature Chiefly in the Fields of Arts and Humanities and the Social Sciences

International Bibliography of Book Reviews of Scholarly Literature Chiefly in the Fields of Arts and Humanities and the Social Sciences
Author: N.A
Publsiher:
Total Pages: 329
Release:
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: STANFORD:36105018807144
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


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Book Review Digest

Book Review Digest
Author: N.A
Publsiher:
Total Pages: 329
Release: 1996
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: UOM:39015078261883
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


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Canadian Periodical Index 2000

Canadian Periodical Index 2000
Author: N.A
Publsiher:
Total Pages: 329
Release: 2001
ISBN 10: 9781896413990
ISBN 13: 1896413994
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


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Handbook of North American Indians: Environment, origins, and population

Handbook of North American Indians: Environment, origins, and population
Author: William C. Sturtevant,Douglas H. Ubelaker,Dennis Stanford,Bruce D. Smith,Emoke J. E. Szathm√°ry
Publsiher: U.S. Government Printing Office
Total Pages: 1146
Release: 1978
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: MINN:31951D02383165V
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Handbook of North American Indians: Environment, origins, and population Book Review:

Encyclopedic summary of prehistory, history, cultures and political and social aspects of native peoples in Siberia, Alaska, the Canadian Arctic and Greenland.

Canadian Books in Print 2002

Canadian Books in Print 2002
Author: Marian Butler
Publsiher:
Total Pages: 2832
Release: 2002-02
ISBN 10: 9780802049742
ISBN 13: 0802049745
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Canadian Books in Print 2002 Book Review:

CBIP is the complete reference and buying guide to English-language Canadian books currently in print; consequently, the Author and Title Index, Subject Index and microfiche editions are indispensable to the book profession. With submissions from both small and large publishers, CBIP provides access to titles not listed anywhere else. Containing more than 48,000 titles, of which approximately 4,000 have a 2001 imprint, the Author and Title Index is extensively cross-referenced. The Subject Index lists the titles under 800 different subject categories. Both books offer the most complete directory of Canadian publishers available, listing the names and ISBN prefixes, as well as the street, e-mail and web addresses of more than 4,850 houses. The quarterly microfiche service provides updated information in April, July and October. CBIP is constantly referred to by order librarians, booksellers, researchers, and all those involved in book acquisition. In addition, CBIP is an invaluable record of the vast wealth of publishing and writing activity in the scientific, literary, academic and arts communities across Canada. A quarterly subscription service including the annual Author and Title Index (March 2001) plus quarterly microfiche updates (April, July, and October 2001) is also available. ISBN 0802049567 $220.00 NET.

Book Talk

Book Talk
Author: N.A
Publsiher:
Total Pages: 329
Release: 1994
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: UTEXAS:059172144717436
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


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Paul Kane, Artist

Paul Kane, Artist
Author: Bruce Haig,Alberta Historical Resources Foundation
Publsiher: Brush Education
Total Pages: 95
Release: 1984
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: UCAL:B4391360
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


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The American West

The American West
Author: N.A
Publsiher:
Total Pages: 329
Release: 1969
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: UVA:X030227097
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


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International Books in Print

International Books in Print
Author: N.A
Publsiher:
Total Pages: 329
Release: 1987
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: UOM:39015038880194
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


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