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Frontier Farewell - The 1870s and the End of the Old West

Frontier Farewell

The 1870s and the End of the Old West

Paperback : 9780889773615, 525 pages, December 2014

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"Gracefully written, fully and meticulously researched." -- Sharon Butala, author of The Perfection of the Morning

"Frontier Farewell offers new perspectives on everything from the transfer of Rupert's Land to Canada, the Manitoba Resistance of 1869-70, and the Numbered Treaties of the 1870s, to the surveys of the Canadian Prairies, the coming of the North-West Mounted Police, and the fallout from the Battle of the Little Big Horn." -- Ted Binnema, Department of History, University of Northern British Columbia 

"Frontier Farewell has energy and glory." -- The StarPhoenix 

"Wilson...writes with great elegance and clarity." -- James A. Hanson, Museum of the Fur Trade Quarterly 

Frontier Farewell "ends with the disastrous bloodletting--the gruesome unwinding of a two-hundred-year experiment." -- Lionel Hughes, Prairies North

Reviews

"A great read." -- Canada's History Magazine

 "Frontier Farewell offers new perspectives on everything from the transfer of Rupert's Land to Canada, the Manitoba Resistance of 1869-70, and the Numbered Treaties of the 1870s, to the surveys of the Canadian Prairies, the coming of the North-West Mounted Police, and the fallout from the Battle of the Little Big Horn...You just might want to buy two copies--one for yourself, and one for a friend." -Ted Binnema, Department of History, University of Northern British Columbia

- Ted Binnema