Books – History

  • The Iron Rose

    The Extraordinary Life of Charlotte Ross, MD

    (Author)

    Charlotte Ross (1843-1916) belonged to the first generation of women to practice medicine in Canada and was Manitoba’s first qualified woman doctor.

    Published January 1992 | Gender Studies, History, Medical History, Women’s Studies

  • Tell the Driver

    A Biography of Elinor F.E. Black, MD

    Julie Vandervoort (Author)

    A biography of Dr. Elinor Black (1905-1982), the first Canadian woman to gain membership in the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists in London.

    Published January 1992 | Gender Studies, History, Medical History, Women’s Studies

  • Aboriginal Resource Use in Canada

    Historical and Legal Aspects

    Kerry Abel (Editor), Jean Friesen (Editor)

    Addresses a wide range of topics related to Aboriginal resource use, ranging from the pre-contact period to the present.

    Published January 1991 | Critical Studies in Native History, Environmental Studies, History, Indigenous Studies

  • Monuments to Faith

    Ukrainian Churches in Manitoba

    Basil Rotoff (Author), Roman Yereniuk (Author), Stella Hryniuk (Author)

    In this richly illustrated volume, the authors trace the continuity of tradition in achitecture, art, and community life from Ukraine to the parishes of the Manitoba prairie.

    Published April 1990 | History, Immigration

  • Curling Capital

    Winnipeg and the Roarin’ Game, 1876 to 1988

    Morris Mott (Author), John Allardyce (Author)

    The rise of Winnipeg to world curling prominence in the nineteenth century and the persistence of that prominence in the twentieth.

    Published January 1989 | History

  • Indian-European Trade Relations

    in the Lower Saskatchewan River Region to 1840

    Paul C. Thistle (Author)

    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).

    Published February 1986 | Critical Studies in Native History, History, Indigenous Studies

  • Social Democracy in Manitoba

    A History of the CCF/NDP

    Nelson Wiseman (Author)

    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.

    Published December 1983 | History, Political Studies

  • Attorney for the Frontier

    Enos Stutsmon

    Dale Gibson (Author), Lee Gibson (Author), Cameron Harvey (Author)

    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.

    Published January 1983 | History

  • The People’s Clearance

    Highland Emigration to British North America, 1770-1815

    (Author)

    A revisionist account of Highland Scottish emigration to what is now Canada, in the formative half century before Waterloo.

    Currently out of print.

    Published January 1982 | History, Immigration