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Showing the Flag The Mounted Police and Canadian Sovereignty in the North, 1894-1925

By: Morrison, William

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Vancouver BC, The University of British Columbia Press: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19165

ISBN: 0774802456

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


DJ and boards show very light shelf wear. ; A bright, solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; B&W Photographs; 9.0 X 6.0 X 0.8 inches; 220 pages; "Under their various names the Mounted Police have played a vital, colourful, but often controversial role in Canadian history, and nowhere has this been truer than on the northern frontier. The police were the agents through which the central government asserted sovereignty over the Yukon and the Northwest Territories, just as it had done earlier on the Prairies. This book describes to what extent the RCMP shaped the northern fron... View more info