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Prairie History: Number 2, Summer 2020

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Prairie History #2:
Nonsuch at the Manitoba Museum
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The Nonsuch Gallery as Symbol: Empire Building and the Colonialist Dialogue
by Robert Coutts

Feature Articles

E. E. Rich, Hudson’s Bay Company, and the British Empire
by Gerhard J. Ens

Jamaica, The Atlantic World, and the ‘New System’ of the Hudson’s Bay Company
by Tolly Bradford

“It seems we talk a lot”: The Jewish Farm Colony at Rosser and the Vanguard Project
by John C. Lehr

Prairie Pageant

Louis Frasse de Plainval: Manitoba’s Dramatic Police Chief
by John Burchill

Alf Douglas and the Founding of Riding Mountain National Park
by Candy Irwin

In Their Own Words: Rural Voices From the 1918 Flu Pandemic
by Wayne Chan

Book Reviews

Rhonda L. Hinther and Jim Mochoruk (editors), Civilian Internment in Canada, Histories and Legacies, University of Manitoba Press, 2020
by John C. Lehr

Harry W. Duckworth (editor), Friends, Foes, and Furs: George Nelson’s Lake Winnipeg Journals, 1804-1822, McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2019
by Robert Coutts

Robert Teigrob, Four Days in Hitler’s Germany, Mackenzie King’s Mission to Avert a Second World War, University of Toronto Press, 2019
by Graham A. MacDonald

Scott P. Stephen, Masters and Servants: The Hudson’s Bay Company and Its North American Workforce, 1668-1786, University of Alberta Press, 2019
by Michael Payne

David Spector, Assiniboine Park, Designing and Developing a People’s Playground, Great Plains Publications, 2019
by Gail Perry

Patrick M. Dennis, Reluctant Warriors: Canadian Conscripts and the Great War, UBC Press, 2017
by Will Pratt

Steve Marti and William John Pratt (editors), Fighting with the Empire: Canada, Britain, and Global Conflict, 1867-1947, UBC Press, 2019
by C. J. Taylor

M. Max Hamon, The Audacity of His Enterprise: Louis Riel and the Métis Nation That Canada Never Was, 1840-1875, McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2019
by Greg Thomas


Iron Lungs and Epidemic Polio in Manitoba
by Leah Morton

Prairie Gazette

Obituary: Dr. John (Jack) Bumsted
by Debra Lindsay

Obituary: Shirlee Anne Smith
by Robert Coutts

Bone Hoe Points to Pre-Contact Farming on the Prairies
by Jay Whetter

Public History at Western Canadian Universities: Are You Out There?
by Greg Thomas

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Calgary Symphony Orchestra
by Sheila Grover

Jingle Dresses for a Pandemic
by Sheila Grover

Heritage Resources in the Canadian Encyclopedia Online
by Sheila Grover

A Century Since Prohibition
by Sheila Grover

Motorcycle Tourism in Manitoba
by Myles O'Reilly

The Nature Conservancy of Canada and Alberta’s Historic Waldron Ranch
by Sheila Grover and Greg Thomas

The 1919 Prince of Wales Visit to Portage la Prairie
by James Kostuchuk

Century Farm Awards for Prairie Farms
by Sheila Grover

Virtually Possible
by Sheila Grover

Heritage Saskatchewan: Who Are We?
by Katherine Gilks

The Saskatchewan History and Folklore Society's Indigenous and Northern Photo Collections Project
by Danielle Bird

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