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The West

The History of a Region in Confederation

By Conway, John F.

$29.95 Hardback
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1 Introduction
2 "The Last Best West": The West in Confederation, 18691913
3 Agitation and Rebellion: Riel and the Farmers in the 1880s
4 "The Man Behind the Plow": Agrarian Populism and the Farmer Governments
5 Socialism and Syndicalism: The Rising of the Working Class, 18701919
6 Devastation and Protest:The Great Depression in the West
7 Concession and Compromise: The War and After, 19401960
8 Of Resources and Constitutions: The Rising of the New West
9 Neo-conservatism in the West, 19821993
10 Conclusion: The Politicsof Desperation

1 Introduction
2 "The Last Best West": The West in Confederation, 1869-1913
3 Agitation and Rebellion: Riel and the Farmers in the 1880s
4 "The Man Behind the Plow": Agrarian Populism and the Farmer Governments
5 Socialism and Syndicalism: The Rising of the Working Class, 1870-1919
6 Devastation and Protest:The Great Depression in the West
7 Concession and Compromise: The War and After, 1940-1960
8 Of Resources and Constitutions: The Rising of the New West
9 Neo-conservatism in the West, 1982-1993
10 Conclusion: The Politicsof Desperation

"...read it as a lively and honest account of one Western academic's perception of how the West, and Canada, came to the crossroads we now stand upon."

- Larry A. Glassford Canadian Social Studies

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Publication Details:

Binding: Hardback, 372 pages
Publication Date: 1st January 1994
ISBN: 9781550284089
Format: 9in x 6in

BIC Code: 1KBC, HBJK, JFSF
BISAC Code:  HIS006000, SOC026020
Imprint: Lorimer


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