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How The Scots Invented Canada

How The Scots Invented Canada

by Ken Mcgoogan

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|October 18, 2011

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Canadians of Scottish descent, who today total over 4.7 million, have never made up more than 16 per cent of Canada's population. Yet they have supplied thirteen of twenty-two Canadian prime ministers, and have made proportionate contributions in exploration,…
Fatal Passage

Fatal Passage

by Ken Mcgoogan

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|February 18, 2002

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The truth is that John Rae solved the two great mysteries ofnineteenth-century Arctic exploration: during a single expedition in 1854, hediscovered both the fate of the Franklin expedition and the only NorthwestPassage navigable by the ships of that time — the…
Celtic Lightning: How The Scots And The Irish Created A Canadian
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An exploration of Canadian roots and identity from bestselling author Ken McGoogan With Celtic Lightning , Ken McGoogan asks the question: Who do we think we are? He argues that Canadians have never investigated the demographic reality that informs this book-the…
The Arctic Journals of John Rae

The Arctic Journals of John Rae

by John Rae

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|September 18, 2012

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Scottish doctor and explorer John Rae is a controversial figure in the history of the Arctic. He began his career with the Hudson's Bay Company as a surgeon in Moose Factory, Ontario, where he learned to survey, live off the land, and travel great distances on…
Dead Reckoning: The Untold Story Of The Northwest Passage
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With this book—his most ambitious yet—Ken McGoogan delivers a vivid, comprehensive recasting of Arctic-exploration history. Dead Reckoning challenges the conventional narrative, which emerged out of Victorian England and focused almost exclusively on…
Ancient Mariner

Ancient Mariner

by Ken Mcgoogan

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|August 30, 2004

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PUBLISHED TO GREAT REVIEWS in Canada, the US and the UK, Ancient Mariner tells the riveting story of how Samuel Hearne—a sailor at 12, a northern explorer at 24, an admirer of Native peoples—became the first European to reach the Arctic coast of North America.…
Lady Franklin's Revenge

Lady Franklin's Revenge

by Ken Mcgoogan

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|September 26, 2006

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When Sir John Franklin disappeared into the Arctic in 1845, it was his adventurouswife, Jane Franklin, who kept the search for him alive and, as a result, contributedmore to the discovery and mapping of the North than any explorer. A thirdmasterful biography from…
Flight Of The Highlanders: The Making Of Canada
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Mystery in the Frozen Lands

Mystery in the Frozen Lands

by Martyn Godfrey

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|February 27, 2015

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It's 1857, and teenager Peter Griffin joins a sea mission to solve a world-famous mystery: what really happened to arctic explorer Sir John Franklin. Franklin and his crew of 128 men had sailed from England twelve years earlier in search of the Northwest…
A Journey to the Northern Ocean: The Adventures of Samuel Hearne
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Widely recognized as a classic of northern-exploration literature, A Journey to the Northern Ocean is Samuel Hearne's story of his three-year trek to seek a trade route across the Barrens in the Northwest Territories. Hearne was a superb reporter, from his…
RACE TO THE POLAR SEA

RACE TO THE POLAR SEA

by Ken Mcgoogan

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|September 2, 2009

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50 Canadians Who Changed The World

50 Canadians Who Changed The World

by Ken Mcgoogan

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|October 21, 2014

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Using the successful format of How the Scots Invented Canada, Ken McGoogan takes the reader on a compelling journey through the lives of 50 accomplished Canadians born in the 20th century who have changed-and often continue to change-the great wide world.…
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