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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 Fur Trade and Western Canadian Society, 1670-1870
(The Canadian Historical Association, 1987)
The political, economic, and social history of present day Northwest Territories, Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba, was, for the first two hundred years of European contact, a product of the fur trade. At various posts ...
The Anglican Church and the disintegration of Red River society, 1818-1870.
(McLellan and Stewart Limited, 1976)
In 1821 Red River was desolate, destitute and barbarous. The uncompromising struggle of the Hudson's Bay Company and the North West Company for control of the British North American Fur trade bred ruthlessness and violence. ...