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Heartland Associates - Great Scots

 

Great ScotsGreat Scots!

How the Scots Created Canada

Author: Matthew Shaw

Illustrated by Joshua Stanton 

 

National bestseller





Through the fur trade, the Orcadians of the Hudson's Bay Company and their rivals the Scottish Nor'Westers of Montreal, formed the backbone of North America's first continent-wide industry more than 200 years ago. Branching out from the fur trade, Scots created the first banks, universities, railways and shipping lines, and played leading roles in politics, the military and Western settlement.



This book celebrates, in words and stunning images, the vital and pervasive role the Scots played not only in the creation of Canada and its fundamental institutions, but the role they continue in our increasingly multicultural society.

 

 

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