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The Canadian Prairies - A History

By: Friesen, Gerald

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, University of Toronto Press: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16550

ISBN: 0802025137

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Previous owner's name on FFEP.; Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. A bright, solid book.; B&W Illustrations; 9.60 X 6.60 X 1.90 inches; 524 pages; "Native leaders, immigrant farm families, Alberta oil barons, political reformers all have prominent roles in this lively and comprehensive history of the prairie west. Based on the latest research in native, labour, and urban history as well as the author's own work in social and intellectual movements." View more info

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Men Against The Desert

By: Gray, James H.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Saskatoon, SK, Western Producer Prairie Books: 1967

Edition: First Edition; Stated First Printing

Seller ID: 19386

Condition: Very Good in Fair dust jacket


DJ shows shelf wear with tears and chipping. 5cm X 3cm piece of DJ missing from top area around spine. ; A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 250 pages; This is the story of the farmers affected by the drought on Canada's Prairies during the same period as the Dust Bowl years in Arkansas and Oklahoma. Also covered are the efforts to bring back the land for use as farmland again. View more info

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O Little Town: Remembering Life in a Prairie Village

By: Jones, Harlo L.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Winnipeg, University of Manitoba Press: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16415

ISBN: 0887556337

Condition: Very Good


Light creasing and corner curl of white card covers ; A bright, solid book ; Trade PB; B&W Photographs; 6.76 X 4.20 X 0.94 inches; 288 pages; Jones "combines youthful innocence and wonder with adult awareness and insight to create a work of witness, chronicling small-town life as seen by a child in the 1920's and 30's.... Harlo Jones was born in 1923 in Dinsmore Alberta and lived there until 1943." View more info

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Raw Prairie to Grain Elevators The Chronicles of a pioneer community Duff, Saskatchewan

By: Sumner, Len W.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Toronto, Dundurn Press: circa 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19168

ISBN: 0969035705

Condition: Very Good


Card covers show some shelf wear, sun-faded near spine, corner curl bottom fore edges. ; A tight solid book. ; B&W Illustrations; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 149 pages; A community history featuring the people and places that make up Duff, Saskatchewan. View more info