Thursday, December 04, 2008

Ideas for the Hard-to-buy-for Historian #4

I asked geographer Ron Brown, expert on Ontario heritage travel and tourism, author most recently of The Train Doesn’t Stop Here Any More; an illustrated history of the railway station in Canada (Dundurn Group, 2008). He suggested:
I would like to suggest a couple of books that I think are worthy of nomination: Ken McGoogan’s Race to the Polar Sea, and Lawrence Hill’s Book of Negroes (this is fiction but based on a very real episode in Canadian history).
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