Big Ideas – James Laxer: Staking Claims to North America

Tuesday, September 27, 2016 from 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm Archived

Carol Shields Auditorium, Millennium Library, 251 Donald Street

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A late-afternoon non-fiction series.

In Staking Claims to a Continent, the renowned historian James Laxer looks at how Abraham Lincoln, Jefferson Davis, and John A. MacDonald reshaped the North American continent during the fiery 1860s.

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Millennium Library

  • 251 Donald Street
  • Winnipeg, MB