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Further Reading

General Western Canadian History

Douglas R. Francis and Howard Palmer, ed. The Prairie West: Historical Readings. Edmonton: Pica Pica Press, 1992.

Gerald Friesen, ed. The Canadian Prairies. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1993.

Gerald Friesen. The West: Regional Ambitions, National Debates, Global Age. Toronto: Penguin Books, 1999.

John Herd Thompson. Forging the Prairie West. Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1998.

General Alberta History & Biography

Brian Brennan. Building a Province: 60 Alberta Lives. Edmonton: Fifth House Publishers, 2000.

Brian Brennan. Alberta Originals: Stories of Albertans Who Made a Difference. Edmonton: Fifth House Publishers, 2001.

T.C. Byrne. Alberta’s Revolutionary Leaders. Calgary: Detselig Enterprises, 1991.

Bob Hesketh and Frances Swyripa, ed. Edmonton: The Life of a City. Edmonton: NeWest Publishers, 1995.

Alex Mair. Gateway City: Stories from Edmonton’s Past. Edmonton: Fifth House Publishers, 2000.

Howard Palmer with Tamara Palmer. Alberta: A New History. Edmonton: Hurtig Publishers, 1990.

Aretha Van Herk. Mavericks: An Incorrigible History of Alberta. Toronto: Viking, 2001.

Canadian Immigration History

Valerie Knowles. Strangers at our Gates: Canadian Immigration and Immigration Policy, 1540-1990. Toronto: Dundurn Press, 1992.

Valerie Knowles. Forging Our Legacy: Canadian Citizenship and Immigration, 1900-1977. Ottawa: Citizenship and Immigration Canada, 2000.

Alberta Immigration History

Palmer, Howard with Tamara Palmer, ed. The Peoples of Alberta: Portraits of Cultural Diversity. Saskatoon: Western Producer Prairie Books, 1985.

Palmer, Howard. Land of the Second Chance: A History of Ethnic Groups in Southern Alberta. Lethbridge: The Lethbridge Herald, 1972.

Western Alienation

Roger Gibbins and Sonia Arrison. Western Visions: Perspectives on the West in Canada. Peterborough: Broadview Press, 1995.

David Kilgour. Uneasy Patriots: Western Canadians in Confederation. Edmonton: Lone Pine Publishers, 1988.

George Melnyk, ed. Riel to Reform: A History of Protest in Western Canada. Saskatoon: Fifth House, 1992.

Rural Uncertainty

Roger Epp and Dave Whitson. Writing off the Rural West. Edmonton: University of Alberta Press, 2001.

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