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The Elbow

éditeur : Brush Education - Trade
catégorie : Histoire moderne et contemporaine > Amériques
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délai de livraison : Immédiat (à partir de la date de publication)

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Experience Calgary's history through the story of its "other" river. In this revised and updated edition, John Gilpin delivers the definitive history of the Elbow River and the vital role it has always played in the lives of Calgarians. Drawing upon a rich archive of historical documents, photos, and maps, Gilpin takes readers on a sweeping journey through Calgary's past, from the founding of Fort Calgary to the creation of the Glenmore Reservoir, which unlocked the city's potential for growth.

Along the way, you'll meet many of the mavericks who shaped the Calgary we know today, and you'll discover the Elbow's outsized role in the city's growth. The Elbow River was the axis of Calgary's early development, and the battleground for its early feuds. Gilpin concludes by bringing the floods of 2013 into historical context, reminding us that Calgary has always had a complicated relationship with the Elbow as both a benefactor and a threat.

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Titre The Elbow
Auteur
Editeur Brush Education - Trade
Langue EN
Date de publication 01/08/2017
Nombre de pages 266

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Ean EPUB 9781550597233
Type de protection Digital watermarking
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