Ottawa: Making a Capital - Constuire une capitale by Jeff KeshenOttawa: Making a Capital - Constuire une capitale by Jeff Keshen

Ottawa: Making a Capital - Constuire une capitale

EditorJeff Keshen, NICOLE ST-ONGE

Paperback | May 2, 2001

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Ottawa - Making a Capital is a collection of 24 never-before published essays in English and in French on the history of Ottawa. It brings together leading historians, archeologists and archivists whose work reveals the rich tapestry of the city. Pre-contact society, French Canadian voyageurs, the early civil service, the first labour organizers and Jewish peddlers are among the many fascinating topics covered. Readers will also learn about the origins of local street names, the Great Fire of 1900, Ottawa's multicultural past, the demise of its streetcar system, Ottawa's transformation during the Second World War and the significance of federal government architecture. This book is an indispensable collection for those interested in local history and the history of Canada's capital.
Jeff Keshen is a professor in the Department of History at the University of Ottawa.Nicole St-Onge is an Associate Professor in the Department of History at the University of Ottawa.
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Title:Ottawa: Making a Capital - Constuire une capitaleFormat:PaperbackDimensions:512 pages, 9 × 7 × 1 inPublished:May 2, 2001Publisher:University Of Ottawa PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0776605216

ISBN - 13:9780776605210

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