A Road for Canada: The Illustrated Story Of the Trans-Canada Highway by Daniel FrancisA Road for Canada: The Illustrated Story Of the Trans-Canada Highway by Daniel Francis

A Road for Canada: The Illustrated Story Of the Trans-Canada Highway

byDaniel Francis

Hardcover | May 19, 2009

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A Road for Canada traces the history of the Trans-Canada Highway, from its origins, conceived more than a century ago as a wagon road, to its present-day status as a crucial artery linking Canada from ocean to ocean. Lavishly illustrated the book recounts the first attempts to cross Canada by car and tells the stories of the dreamers who persevered with their vision of a national road.

Daniel Francis was born and raised in Vancouver. He has written 15 books, principally about Canadian history. Titles include The Imaginary Indian: The Image of the Indian in Canadian Culture, and National Dreams: Myth, Memory and Canadian History. Francis was editorial director of the mammoth Encyclopedia of British Columbia, hailed on...
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Title:A Road for Canada: The Illustrated Story Of the Trans-Canada HighwayFormat:HardcoverDimensions:192 pages, 9 × 8.5 × 0.25 inPublished:May 19, 2009Publisher:Stanton Atkins & DosilLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0973234679

ISBN - 13:9780973234671

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