The Frontier World of Edgar Dewdney

The Frontier World of Edgar Dewdney

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The Frontier World of Edgar Dewdney is a biography of a manwho played a key role in the events which marked the political, social,and economic transformation of western Canada in the latter half of thenineteenth century.nbsp; An immigrant adventurer seeking his fortunein the colonies, Dewdney was embroiled in the gold rushes of the 1860s,the B.C. debates on Confederation, the Riel Rebellion of 1885,political evolution in the North-West Territories, and the Klondikegold rush. In following his exploits, we follow the story of a regionexperiencing breathtaking change.

Publisher: Vancouver : UBC Press, 1999.
ISBN: 9780774807302
Characteristics: ix, 171 p. :,ill., ports. ;,23 cm.


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