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Image for The Beaver - Canada's History Magazine - December 1993/January 1994

The Beaver - Canada's History Magazine - December 1993/January 1994

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Canada, Canada's National History Society: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 125A5952

Condition: Fine


56 pages. Features: Christmas Past - Maritime traditions with a touch of Dickens; Making fun of the hero of the Plains of Abraham; The fate of Tecumseh - learning from 'war crimes' and the lesson of 5 October 1813; Fifth Column crisis - war jitters on the home front, 1940; Canada's forgotten railway tycoon - Charles Melville Hays; Feasting with the North Westers at Old Fort William. Clean, bright and unmarked with minimal wear. Lovely copy. View more info

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Meet Me at the Chateau: A Legacy of Memory

By: Rankin, Joan E

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Toronto, Natural Heritage Books: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 711H4405

ISBN: 0920474624

Condition: Good


0920474624 x, 198 pages. Footnotes. Index. Generously illustrated with black and white reproductions of wonderful archival photos. "Much of the unwritten history of Canada happened within the imposing walls of the familiar national landmark known as the Chateau Laurier Hotel. Since 1912, Ottawa's grande dame has always been an integral part of the power and the mystique that permeates the heady atmosphere on Parliament Hill. The legacy of this residence, international meeting place, social centre, and place for friends to meet has been warmly documented here by Joan Rankin." - ba... View more info