Call #: Shortt FC3216.2 .M11M
Author: MacBeth, Roderick George, 1858-1934
Title: The making of the Canadian West: being the reminiscences of an eye-witness / by R. G. MacBeth.
Published: Toronto : W. Briggs, 1898.
Description: x, 230 p., [9] leaves of plates : ill., ports. ; 19 cm.
Notes: A later edition in the collection as Shortt FC3216.2 .M11M 1905.
MacBeth was born in the Red River colony and lived through both Rebellions. His book concentrates on the events in Manitoba, but includes two chapters on the Northwest Rebellion. He has some sympathy for the métis and Indians plight, but depicts Riel as an ambitious madman.
Subject: Red River Rebellion, 1869-1870
Manitoba - History - To 1905
Northwest Rebellion, 1885

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