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A Probe Into the Demographic Structure of Nineteenth Century Red River
(University of Alberta Press, 1976)
To the casual observer in 1830 Red River appeared a picturesque rural backwater dotted with church steeples and numerous windmills. The impression would not have been inaccurate. By 1830 the settlement had recovered from ...
The Historiography of the Red River Settlement, 1830-1868
(Prairie Forum, 1981)
In the many studies of the Red River Settlement written since 1856, the prime factors affecting the Settlement have been variously conceived as economic, geographic or political. In contrast to the traditional historical ...
Some comments on the social origins of the Riel Protest of 1869
The English-speaking folk of Red River looked with excitement and hope on the debates that surrounded the confederation of the eastern provinces. The Protestant Canadians, arriving in vocal and visible numbers in the 1860s ...
The Rev. James Evans and the social antagonisms of the fur trade society, 1840-1846
(Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1974)
In 1839 the Hudson's Bay Company invited four Methodist missionaries, James Evans, William Mason, Robert T. Rundle and George Barnley, to educate the heathen in Rupert's Land. By 1848 only Mason remained, and in 1854 he ...