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Saskatchewan Agriculture

In this province known as "the bread basket of the world," agriculture is the culture which for over a century has provided the context for life in Saskatchewan. In this volume are over 200 biographies ...

Settling Saskatchewan

Who are these trailblazers, these mavericks and innovators?

They are survivors, who are rich in customs and traditions. They are prosperous, and they are diverse--leading the world on many fronts.

Who are ...

Shaping a World Already Made

By Carl J. Tracie
Foreword by Dennis Cooley
Introduction by John Warkentin
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Canadian

How does reading poetry influence the way we see the Prairies? Cultural geographer Carl J. Tracie explores this question in Shaping a World Already Made, his labour of love to Canadian poetry and to his ...

Storm of the Century

In Storm of the Century: The Regina Tornado of 1912, author Sandra Bingaman recounts one of the worst natural disasters in Canadian history--the rare F4 tornado that obliterated a broad swatch of Regina, ...

Sleuth

A smart, practical, and often funny guide for those who aspire to write mysteries, Sleuth reveals the secrets behind the curtain from a bestselling and award-winning master of the genre.

Gail Bowen shows ...

Two Months in the Camp of Big Bear

In the spring of 1885, the names Theresa Delaney and Theresa Gowanlock captured the attention and imagination not only of Canadian, but also of American and overseas readers. After their husbands were ...

Starving Ukraine

From 1932 to 1933, a catastrophic famine, known as the Holodomor ("extermination by hunger"), raged through Ukraine, killing millions of people. Although the Soviet government denied it, news about the ...

The Assiniboine

Edwin Thompson Denig entered the fur trade on the Upper Missouri River in 1833. As husband to the daughter of an Assiniboine headman and as a bookkeeper stationed at Fort Union, Denig became knowledgeable ...

The Dakota of the Canadian Northwest

By demonstrating the great flexibility of the Dakota in adapting to the trying economic circumstances of their environment, The Dakota of the Canadian Northwest has given us a significant example of ...

The Doctor Rode Side-Saddle

 The remarkable story of Elizabeth Matheson stands out as a biography of one of Canada's extraordinary women and as a compelling picture of pioneer life on the prairies. One of Canada's first woman doctors, ...