The Encyclopedia Of Manitoba

The Encyclopedia Of Manitoba

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Univ of Toronto Pr
All aspects of the province's history, arts, politics, geography, business, and sports are explored in almost 2,000 entries and essays, each written and researched by expert Manitobans. From Cindy Klassen to K—Tel, Lord Selkirk to Louis Riel, Bothwell Cheese to Chip & Pepper. . . anything and everything of importance to Manitobans is celebrated within the encyclopedia’s pages.

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This lengthy encyclopedia contains approximately 2,000 entries on Manitoba's history, arts, nature, business, and sports, from Aboriginal rights to Neil Young. Entries, which incorporate many illustrations and are organized alphabetically, are brief introductions to the topic, in addition to 12 longer essays on the Canadian province's agriculture, architecture, First Peoples, geography, history, military, music, politics, science and innovation, visual art, economy, and fur trade. Annotation ©2009 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Publisher: Winnipeg : Great Plains Publications, 2007
ISBN: 9781894283717
Characteristics: xviii, 814 p. : ill. (some col.), col. maps ; 29 cm
Additional Contributors: Boyens, Ingeborg 1955-


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