birth of western Canada
A history of the Riel Rebellions
Stanley, George Francis Gilman (1907-2002.)
1907-2002. Born in Calgary; educated at University of Alberta; Rhodes scholar; doctoral thesis at Oxford, "The Second Riel Rebellion in Canada, 1870-1886"; professor of history at Mount Allison, 1936-1946 (including leave as Army officer); first chair of Canadian history at University of British Columbia, 1947; at Royal Military College, Kingston, 1949-1969; professor of Canadian studies, Mount Allison University, 1969-1975; retired to write full time.