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Network evolution: the origins, development and effectiveness of Manitoba's railway system
This thesis examines the characteristics of railway infrastructure development and associated issues in Manitoba, Canada. The period under consideration dates from when the first tracks were laid in 1878 through to the ...
‘It has impacted our lives in great measure’: families, patients, and health care during Manitoba’s polio era, 1928 – 1953
This dissertation examines the broad social impacts of the multiple polio epidemics that occurred in Manitoba between 1928 and 1953, a period I refer to as the epidemic era. It argues that examining the six major polio ...
“especially in this free Country:” Webs of Empire, Slavery and the Fur Trade
Predicated on a narrative of mutuality and cooperation, what has come to be known as the Canadian fur trade has long been positioned as exceptional in its relationships between colonizers and Indigenous peoples. In this ...
They who part the grass: the Japanese government and early nikkei immigration to Canada, 1877–1908
This paper provides an account of early Japanese immigration to Canada in the years between 1877 and 1908 from the point of view of the Japanese Imperial government of the time. Drawing on Japanese diplomatic correspondence ...
Class, gender, race, and resistance: the United Farm Women of Manitoba,1916-1936
In the second decade of the twentieth century, the resistance of Canadian prairie farm women to the inequities of the Dominion government’s national policies, coupled with their growing awareness of women’s unequal rights, ...