Sir William Mackenzie, 1849-1923
A dramatic biography of the now-forgotten Canadian entrepreneur, who spearheaded the most technologically advanced projects ever undertaken in the country, and built a business empire that stretched to Brazil, but was virtually bankrupt by the time of this death.
Indian-European Relations in British Columbia, 1774-1890 (2nd edition)
Originally published in 1977, Contact and Conflict has inspired numerous scholars to examine further the relationships between the Indians and the Europeans – fur traders as well as settlers.
Helena Gutteridge, the Unknown Reformer
Amerindians and Europeans in Northeastern North America, 1600-64
The first book to pay serious attention to the European economic and political factors which promoted colonization, this book argues that the prime determinant was the uneven development of agricultural systems in western Europe.
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