Lord Strathcona: A Biography Of Donald Alexander Smith

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Dundurn, 10 de gen. 1996 - 600 pàgines

Lord Strathcona: A Biography of Donald Alexander Smith chronicles the life of the man who drove the last spike for the Canadian Pacific Railway. The first biography of Smith since 1915, Lord Strathcona was compiled with archives from England, Scotland, the U.S. and Canada and brings new information to light about Smith, who joined the Hudson's Bay Company when he was just 18.

 

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Foreword
7
The Early Years 18201838
13
The Little Emperor and the Kings Posts 18381847
25
Esquimaux Bay 18471852
57
Chief Trader 18521861
83
Chief Factor 18621869
111
Louis Riel and the Northwest 18691870
137
A Representative Man 18701871
173
A Man of Substance 18861896
349
The Great Northern 18851901
369
Parliament and Manitoba Schools 18861896
383
High Commissioner 18961899
403
The Boer War 1900
429
A Marvel of a Man 19001907
445
The Grand Old Man 19081914
465
Postscript
503

Chief Commissioner 18711873
195
The Pacific Scandal 1873
209
Land Commissioner 18741879
225
The Saint Paul Minneapolis and Manitoba Railway 18701880
255
The Canadian Pacific Railway 18801885
291
The Canadian Subcommittee 18801889
329
Shares and Investments
527
Equivalence The Value of the Pound and the Dollar
536
Notes
543
Illustration Credits
573
Index
585
Copyright

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Sobre l'autor (1996)

Donna McDonald is a writer and arts administrator who lives in London but works throughout Britain. She is the author of Illustrated News: The Canadian Pictures of Juliana Horatia Ewing (Dundurn 1985) and The Odyssey of the Philip Jones Brass Ensemble (Editions Bim, 1986). She is married to a fellow Canadian, writer Robert McDonald.

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