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Lord Selkirk

J. M. Bumsted

Lord Selkirk

a life

by J. M. Bumsted

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Published by Michigan State University Press in East Lansing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Selkirk, Thomas Douglas, -- Earl of, -- 1771-1820,
  • Pioneers -- Manitoba -- Biography,
  • Scots -- Manitoba -- Biography,
  • Frontier and pioneer life -- Manitoba,
  • Fur trade -- Canada -- History,
  • Enlightenment -- Scotland,
  • Red River Settlement -- History,
  • Manitoba -- Biography,
  • Manitoba -- History,
  • Canada -- History -- 1763-1867

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementJ.M. Bumsted.
    GenreBiography.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF1063.S47 B86 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22513216M
    ISBN 109780870138539
    LC Control Number2008031073
    OCLC/WorldCa237325039


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Lord Selkirk: A Life. Bumsted. Univ. of Manitoba Press, - Biography & Autobiography - pages. 0 Reviews. Thomas Douglas, the Fifth Earl of. The product of three decades of research, this is the definitive biography of Lord Selkirk. Bumsted’s passionate prose and thoughtful analysis illuminate not only the man, but also the political and economic realities of the British empire at the turn of the nineteenth century.

Lord Selkirk: A Life. by J. Bumsted. University of Manitoba Press November $ X Hardcover pp 6 x 9 Bibliography & Index.

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