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Book Review: Donald Creighton (1902–1979) wrote about the history of Canada “as if it mattered.” Biographer Donald Wright suggests that Creighton also matters and has produced an engaging portrait of a scholar and public intellectual who dominated his profession at mid-century but who came to be seen as quaint, even embarrassing, by many colleagues.
A look at the priest behind the men’s Olympic team, and other recently released books.
Book Review: The story of Private Archibald John Polson, like many stories from the First World War, is heartbreaking. A collection of letters to and from Polson’s family during the war, many of the letters are translated from Icelandic and provide a unique perspective into the Icelandic community in Manitoba during the war.
Book Review: Historian Warren Elofson compares late nineteenth-century cattle frontiers in Western Canada and northern Australia. There are many physical similarities between the regions, but Elofson goes beyond discussions of the environment to produce a social history including the raucous culture that develops when there is gender imbalance.