A Thousand Blunders: The Grand Trunk Pacific Railway and Northern British Columbia

A Thousand Blunders: The Grand Trunk Pacific Railway and Northern British Columbia

by Frank Leonard

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780774805520
Publisher: University of Washington Press
Publication date: 06/01/1996
Pages: 353
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 3.10(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Frank Leonard teaches in the Department of History at Douglas College, New Westminster, B.C.

Table of Contents

Illustration and FiguresPrefaceAbbreviations

1. Introduction: 'A Tragedy Rather than Otherwise'2. 'In a Hole': Entry into British Columbia, 1902-123. 'Banging Right through on a Straight Line': Construction4. 'Too Good or Too Fat for the Job': Labour Relations5. 'A Frail Little City': Prince Rupert6. 'A Hold-up Business': Acquisition of Indian Lands7. 'In the Hollow of the Corporation's Hand': Prince George8. 'For Pure Spite': Hazelton District9. 'Grand Trafficker of Promises': Operations, 1914-1910. Conclusion: 'The Tenderloin and the Hook'

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