By: Coates, Ken and McGuinness, Fred. With Roger Newman.
Price: $20.00 USD
Burlington, Ontario, Windsor Publications: 1988
Edition: First Edition
Seller ID: 28686
Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good+
184 pp, 11 1/4" H. B&w and colour photographs, reproductions. "(The authors) describe Manitoba's beginnings as a fur trade empire under the Hudson's Bay Company. They depict the development of the province's resources and potential as a national priority when, in 1870, a very small Province of Manitoba was created to spearhead the development of a western agrarian empire. Working within a changing social and economic climate, entrepreneurs struggled to establish Winnipeg as the West's premier city, and situated that city as the hub of a transportation and distribution network that ... View More...