Alberta formed--Alberta transformed; 2v.9781552381960
Alberta formed--Alberta transformed; 2v.
Ed. by Michael Payne Michael Payne is the host and interior designer of Home and Garden Television's show Designing for the Sexes. The show was aired from 1998 to 2003, and featured Michael navigating design conflicts between couples with conflicting tastes. et al.
The U. of Alberta Press
A product of the work of the Alberta 2005 Centennial History Society, this two-volume work brings together a range of historians, political scientists, economists, and archaeologists, each of whom was charged with writing a study of a particular year in the history of the Canadian province Noun 1. Canadian province - Canada is divided into 12 provinces for administrative purposes
province, state - the territory occupied by one of the constituent administrative districts of a nation; "his state is in the deep south" of Alberta, selected because they represent key political, economic, social, legal, environmental, or cultural turning points in the history of the region. This has resulted in a diverse set of 31 essays intended to give readers a sense of the broad sweep of Albertan history and varied ways it can be interpreted. The first volume explores topics prior to the official proclamation An act that formally declares to the general public that the government has acted in a particular way. A written or printed document issued by a superior government executive, such as the president or governor, which sets out such a declaration by the government. of Alberta, such as the record of a massive volcanic eruption over 7,000 years ago, the lifeways of aboriginal people on the Alberta plains a thousand years ago, the smallpox smallpox, acute, highly contagious disease causing a high fever and successive stages of severe skin eruptions. The disease dates from the time of ancient Egypt or before. epidemic of 1781-1782, reorganization of the fur trade fur trade, in American history. Trade in animal skins and pelts had gone on since antiquity, but reached its height in the wilderness of North America from the 17th to the early 19th cent. in the 1820s, military rebellion in 1870, and the signing of treaties with Alberta First Nations. Topics in the second volume include economic depression in 1913, experiences of World War I, the social credit revolution of 1935, oil politics and economics in 1951, community identity and the Golden Jubilee For the diamond, see .
A Golden Jubilee is a celebration held to mark a 50th anniversary of a monarch's reign. In the Commonwealth Realms
In the United Kingdom and other Commonwealth Realms, a Golden Jubilee celebration is held in the 50th year of a monarch's reign. of 1955, national and provincial government conflict over oil in 1980, and rural and urban demographic trajectories in 1996. The set is illustrated throughout with two-tone photographs, drawings, maps, and other images. Co-published with the U. of Calgary Press and distributed in the US by Michigan State U. Press.
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