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The Long Way Home: A Personal History Of Nova Scotia
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The province's premier journalist tells the story he was born to write. No journalist has travelled the back roads, hidden vales and fog-soaked coves of Nova Scotia as widely as John DeMont. No writer has spent as much time considering its peculiar warp and weft…
Slumach's Gold: In Search of a Legend
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Slumach's Gold chronicles what is possibly Canada's greatest lost-mine story. It searches out the truth behind a Salish man's hanging for murder in 1891 and tracks the intriguing legend about him that grew after his death. It was a legend that turned into a…
Extraordinary Canadians: Big Bear

Extraordinary Canadians: Big Bear

Rudy Wiebe

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|August 30, 2011

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Big Bear (1825–1888) was a Plains Cree chief in Saskatchewan at a time when aboriginals were confronted with the disappearance of the buffalo and waves of European settlers that seemed destined to destroy the Indian way of life. In 1876 he refused to sign Treaty…
Shoal Of Time: A History Of The Hawaiian Islands

Shoal Of Time: A History Of The Hawaiian Islands

Gavan Daws

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|June 1, 1974

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Gavan Daws' remarkable achievement is to free Hawaiian history from the dust of antiquity. Based on years of work in the documentary sources, Shoal of Time emerges as the most readable of all Hawaiian histories.
Chilcotin: Preserving Pioneer Memories
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Who rode sidesaddle 300 miles a century ago to become Chilcotin's first housewife? What rancher carried a portable piano in his buckboard? Who started the Williams Lake and the Ahaheim Lake Stampede? A vivid text and over 200 photographs recall pioneer life in…
Out Of The Mist: Treasures Of The Nuu-chah-nulth Chiefs
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Out of the Mist celebrates the art, culture and history of the Nuu-chah-nulth (formerly called Nootka) nations. It features the material culture?including many major art pieces?of the richly complex societies along the west coast of Vancouver Island and the…
Cole Younger: the Story of a Famous American Civil War Guerrilla & Outlaw
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Riding for a cause-riding with outlaws The Civil War between the states in many ways created the outlaws of the 'Wild West' of myth and legend. Cole Younger and his brothers and the perhaps more infamous Jesse and Frank James may have won lasting notoriety on the…
Magna Carta: The Medieval Roots Of Modern Politics

Magna Carta: The Medieval Roots Of Modern Politics

David Starkey

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|September 8, 2015

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In this erudite, entertaining book, award-winning historian and television presenter David Starkey untangles historical and modern misconceptions about one of the founding documents of democracy. Along the way, he shows how the Magna Carta laid the foundation for…
Tracking Doctor Lonecloud: Showman to Legend Keeper
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Tracking Dr. Lonecloud: Showman to Legend Keeper , by Ruth Whitehead, Nova Scotia Museum ethnologist, is a book that includes the memoir of Jerry Lonecloud, a Mi'kmaw hunter, healer, and showman. Co-published by Goose Lane Editions and the Nova Scotia Museum,…
Crestwood Heights: A North American Suburb
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The Face of a Monster: America's Frankenstein
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The year 2018 will herald the 200th anniversary of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley's Frankenstein, or The Modern Prometheus. The timing seems right for the story of a real monster. German-born immigrant Anton Probst arrived in New York in 1863. Within two hours of…
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