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The opening of the Canadian North, 1870-1914

Author: Morris Zaslow
Publisher: Toronto : McClelland and Stewart, [©1971]
Series: Canadian centenary series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This history of the northward expansion of Canada from the post-Confederation era to the eve of World War I, including the fur trade, missionary activity, the Klondike gold rush, the Yukon, whaling and transport. Includes maps.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Zaslow, Morris.
Opening of the Canadian North, 1870-1914.
Toronto, McClelland and Stewart [©1971]
(OCoLC)590631011
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Morris Zaslow
ISBN: 0771090722 9780771090721 0771090803 9780771090806
OCLC Number: 362786
Description: xii, 339 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. Canada enters on the Northwest, 1870-1885 --
2. Along the Pacific frontier, 1871-1896 --
3. Traders and missionaries in the middle north, 1870-1896 --
4. The Dominion government moves into the middle north, 1870-1896 --
5. Klondike: the gold rush and after --
6. The Yukon: the rise and fall of a new society --
7: Ontario and Quebec as agents of northern development: the late nineteenth century --
8. Ontario and Quebec in the new century --
9. New frontiers in Western Canada --
10. Onward to the Arctic shore, 1896-1914 --
11. Gaining the Arctic frontier --
12. Epilogue.
Series Title: Canadian centenary series.
Responsibility: Morris Zaslow.

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This history of the northward expansion of Canada from the post-Confederation era to the eve of World War I, including the fur trade, missionary activity, the Klondike gold rush, the Yukon, whaling and transport. Includes maps.

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