Books – History
Winnipeg and the Roarin’ Game, 1876 to 1988
The rise of Winnipeg to world curling prominence in the nineteenth century and the persistence of that prominence in the twentieth.
Low German Songs Among the Mennonites
In this pioneering book, Doreen Helen Klassen explores a collection of Mennonite Low German songs and rhymes.
in the Lower Saskatchewan River Region to 1840
This study examines the development of fur trade relations between the European traders working for the Hudson’s Bay Company and the Western Woods Cree of the lower Saskatchewan River region centred on Cumberland House (modern day Saskatchewan) and The Pas (modern day Manitoba).
Being and Becoming Métis
A path-breaking collection of original essays by twelve leading Canadian and American scholars, this volume is the first major work to explore, in a North American context, the dimension and meaning of the process fundamental to the European invasion and colonization of the western hemisphere: the intermingling of European and native American peoples.
A History of the CCF/NDP
A history of the New Democratic Party in Manitoba, tracing the roots of the social democratic movement to the years of mass immigration and social unrest that preceded the Winnipeg General Strike in 1919.
A Collection of Essays
Twelve essays are presented by outstanding authorities in Nordic medieval studies and range from treatment of broad aspects of the Edda, to consideration of single poems, to analysis of parts of specific works. An attactive and important collection for every scholar of Old Scandinavian.
The purpose of this biography is to bring to public attention the importance of the contributions made by Enos Stutsman, an American, to the history of the province and the Northwest generally. It also attempts to impress and entertain the reader by highlighting Stutsman’s personal qualities.
Highland Emigration to British North America, 1770-1815
A revisionist account of Highland Scottish emigration to what is now Canada, in the formative half century before Waterloo.
Currently out of print.
A directory of Manitoba newspapers from 1859—1978.
A guide to the study of local history.