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BC Historical Books

BC Historical Books

BC Historical Books

From savagery to civilization. The Canadian north-west : its history and its troubles from the early days of the fur-trade to the era of the railway and the settler ; with incidents of travel in the region, and the narrative of three insurrections Adam, G. Mercer (Graeme Mercer), 1830-1912


"At head of title: From savagery to civilization. 3 Cover title: The north west, its history and its troubles. Principally a history of the prairie provinces by a professional writer ; chapters 1-4 and 7 concern the fur trade and early exploration to the Pacific. Also issued in the same year with an appendix, The trial of Louis Riel, PP[391]-408, ref. Story." -- Strathern, G. M., & Edwards, M. H. (1970). Navigations, traffiques & discoveries, 1774-1848: A guide to publications relating to the area now British Columbia. Victoria, BC: University of Victoria, p. 3-4.

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