Mercury Series (0316-1854)

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Clifton Royal

Edited by Judith Baxter
Categories: History
Series: Mercury Series (0316-1854)

Through the Wetmore family diaries, Agricultural Society minutes, and other records, this book provides a fascinating look at farming life in nineteenth-century New Brunswick. The diaries cover the years ...

North American Aboriginal Hide Tanning

North American Aboriginal Hide Tanning: The Act of Transformation and Revival, examines the methodology, tools and spiritual aspects of what was once almost a lost art. Over the course of research which ...

Stefansson, Dr. Anderson and the Canadian Arctic Expedition, 1913-1918

By (author) Stuart E. Jenness
Categories: History
Series: Mercury Series (0316-1854)

This book presents the first comprehensive account of one of the great sagas of Arctic exploration and discovery, the Canadian Arctic Expedition of 1913?918, led by the ethnologist/explorer Vilhjalmur ...

Painting the Past with a Broad Brush

For over 50 years, J. V. Wright was a ground-breaking leader and inspiring mentor for the Canadian archaeological profession. This publication brings together 23 scholarly articles on various aspects ...

Family Origin Histories

Edited by Edward Sapir
Categories: History
Series: Mercury Series (0316-1854)

Nuu-chah-nulth family historiesvare actually tribal histories since their idea of family encompasses the tribe. Eighteen such histories are presented here, chronicling the origins and resources of a number ...

William E. Logan’s 1845 Survey of the Upper Ottawa Valley

Edited by Charles Smith & Ian Dyck
Categories: History
Series: Mercury Series (0316-1854)

The pioneering geology of Sir William Edmond Logan laid the groundwork for the Geological Survey of Canada, the Canadian Museum of Nature, the Canadian Museum of Civilization and the Canada Museum of ...

More Than Words

Edited by John A. Willis
Categories: History
Series: Mercury Series (0316-1854)

More Than Words features the work of more than twenty scholars from Canada and abroad on topics related to postal communications. Drawing on recent trends in social and cultural history, the authors address ...

Sakura in the Land of the Maple Leaf

Based on research conducted in the mid-1970s, this book profiles the regional development of Japanese cultural traditions in British Columbia, southern Alberta and metropolitan Toronto. The authors examine ...

The Origin of the Wolf Ritual

This last segment of the Sapir-Thomas Nootka texts includes three first-hand accounts of the Tlkwa:na, or Wolf Ritual, principal ceremonial of the Nuu-chah-nulth First Nations of the West Coast of Vancouver ...

Boat Building in Winterton, Trinity Bay, Newfoundland

By (author) David A. Taylor
Categories: History
Series: Mercury Series (0316-1854)

This revised edition of a classic work covers the history, design, construction and use of traditional, wooden inshore fishing boats created in the town of Winterton, Trinity Bay, Newfoundland. Lavishly ...