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Robert Wardhaugh

Robert Wardhaugh is an associate professor in the Department of History at University of Western Ontario and is the author of Mackenzie King and the Prairie West.

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Man Proposes, God Disposes

Man Proposes, God Disposes

Recollections of a French Pioneer
by Pierre Maturié
introduction by Robert Wardhaugh
translated by Vivien Bosley
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From the edge of the plateau there was a splendid view: the Athabasca, flowing from the east, made a great curve in front of us and carried on towards the village. … At the moment we stopped, we could see lines of ten or fifteen sledges gliding on the trail made in the ice on the river. The view was so panoramic both to our right and our left, and also over the undulations descending towards the bank, that we took the decision right there and then to plant our flag on the spot, like explorers in an unknown land and to build our house there.

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Toward Defining the Prairies

Toward Defining the Prairies

Region, Culture, and History
edition:Paperback
also available: eBook
tagged : canadian
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