The Making of the Modern West: Western Canada Since 1945.

By: Rasporich, A. W. (editor).

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8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; iv - 231 pp. A collection of 17 essays looking at all aspects of the growth and development of Western Canada since the discovery of oil at Leduc, Alberta. Contents: 1 - The Prairie West Since 1945: An Historical Survey" by Gerald Friesen, 2 - "Political Change in the New West" by Roger Gibbins, 3 - "Contemporary Western Alienation: An Opinion Profile" by David K. Elkton, 4 - "Western Alienation: A British Columbia Perspective" by Donald E. Blake, 5 - "A Regional Economic Overview of the West Since 1945" by Kenneth H. Norrie, 6 - "The Economic Geography of Prairie Canada in Regional Perspective" by Brenton M. Barr, 7 - "Transformatoion of the West from Industrial to Post-Industrial Society" by Walter G. Hardwick, 8 - "The Impact of Oil on Alberta: Retrospect and Prospect" by John J. Barr, 9 - "The Irony of Oil: The Alberta Case" by R. W. Wright, 10 - "Calgary, Calgarians and the Northern Movement of the Oil Frontier, 1950-70" by Max Foran, 11 - "Urban Development Trends in the Prairie Provinces" by Peter J. Smith, 12 - "Perspectives on Rural Western Canada in the 1950's" by B. Y. Card, 13 - "Multicultural Regionalism: Toward Understanding the Canadian West" by Leo Driedger, 14 - "The M├ętis in Western Canada since 1945" by Murray J. Dobbin, 15 - "Developments in Health Care in the Postwar Era" by J. A. Boan, 16 - "The Prairie Theatre and the Playwright" by Diane Bessai, 17 - "Winnipeg West: The Postwar Development of Art in Western Canada" by Christopher Varley. Shelf wear to the covers with the lower front corner being dog-eared. The interior is clean and the binding is tight.

Title: The Making of the Modern West: Western Canada Since 1945.

Author Name: Rasporich, A. W. (editor).

Categories: Canadiana - History,

Publisher: Calgary, Alberta/, University of Calgary Press: 1984

ISBN Number: 09198130406

Binding: Soft Cover

Book Condition: Good

Seller ID: 10519

Keywords: Canada, Canadiana, Prairies, Chris Varley, British Columbia, Economics, Alberta, Metis, Health Care, Medicare, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Gerald Friesen, Roger Gibbins, David Elton, Donald Blake, Kenneth Norrie, Brenton Barr, Walter Hardwick, John Barr, R. W. Wright, Max Foran, Peter Smith, B. Y. Card, Leo Driedger, Murray Dobbin, J. A. Boan, Diane Bessai,