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Stanley, George Francis Gilman (1907-2002) [info]. The birth of western Canada: A history of the Riel Rebellions. Toronto, London & New York: Longmans, Green, 1936.
Physical description: xiv, 475 p., illus., ports., maps.; 22.5 cm.
Language: English
First published June, 1936. Also published, 2nd edition, with maps by Courtney C.J. Bond, Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1960, 1963, 1966, 1970 & 1975 (xiv, 475p.); with new introduction by Thomas Flanagan, Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1992 (xxviii, 475p.). A scholarly and objective study of two controversial events in Canada's political history. Considered notable because Stanley saw events as a cultural, rather than a racial or linguistic conflict.
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