A snug little flock: the social origins of the Riel resistance of 1869-70

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Watson & Dwyer Pub., 1991 - History - 276 pages
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This original and provocative book carefully investigates thesocial tensions in Red River that led to the Riel uprising. Dr FritsPannekoek bases his account on more than twelve years of research inprivate, church, commercial and government sources.

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The Red River Setting
A Question of Leadership
The First Years

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About the author (1991)

Dr. Frits Pannekoek was born in Holland and educated in Canada at the University of Alberta and Queen's University (PhD). From 1975 to 1979, he was Chief, Historical Research Branch for Parks Canada in Winnipeg. In 1979, he was appointed Director, Historic Sites Service of Alberta's Department of Culture and Multiculturalism. He has written a number of articles for historical periodicals and has served as editor of Prairie Forum. He now lives in Edmonton.

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