Eric Lyle Dick

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Eric Lyle Dick
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He is the author of 100 historical publications, including Muskox Land, winner of the Harold Adams Innis Prize in 2003, and Farmers “Making Good,” co-winner of the Canadian Historical Association’s Clio Prize in 1990. He has delivered more than 100 presentations, papers, or named lectures at universities, museums, libraries, and other venues across North America and in Europe. He was the President of the Canadian Historical Association (2011-2013). In 2012, he retired from a 35-year career at Parks Canada and formed an independent consulting firm.In recognition of his community service, he was given the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal (2012) and he received an honorary doctorate from Brandon University (2014).

His articles for the Manitoba Historical Society:

Review: Grant MacEwan, Illustrated History of Western Canadian Agriculture
Manitoba History, Number 4, 1982

Site Review: Politics and Discourse: A Review of “1919: The Winnipeg General Strike: A Driving and Walking Tour”
Manitoba History, Number 13, Spring 1987

Introduction: Agriculture in Manitoba History
Manitoba History, Number 18, Autumn 1989

Historical Writing on “Seven Oaks”: The Assertion of Anglo-Canadian Cultural Dominance in the West
The Forks and the Battle of Seven Oaks in Manitoba History

Review: Royden K. Loewen, Family, Church and Market: A Mennonite Community in the Old and New Worlds, 1850-1930
Manitoba History, Number 27, Spring 1994

Introduction: Horticulture in Manitoba History
Manitoba History, Number 31, Spring 1996

The Greening of the West: Horticulture on the Canadian Prairies, 1870-1930
Manitoba History, Number 31, Spring 1996

Nationalism and Visual Media in Canada: The Case of Thomas Scotts Execution
Manitoba History, Number 48, Autumn/Winter 2004-2005

Red River’s Vernacular Historians
Manitoba History, Number 71, Winter 2013

“Nice Women Don’t Want the Vote,” Exhibit at the Manitoba Museum, 5 November 2015 to 10 April 2016, curated by Roland Sawatzky
Manitoba History, Number 80, Spring 2016

Review: Bill Rawling, Surviving Trench Warfare: Technology and the Canadian Corps, second edition
Manitoba History, Number 82, Fall 2016


Historian, mental health advocate to get honorary BU degrees,” Brandon Sun, 20 May 2014.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 12 November 2020