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At the beginning of the last century, no city on the continent was growing faster or was more aggressive than Winnipeg. No year in the city’s history epitomized this energy more that 1912, when Winnipeg was on the crest of a period of unprecedented prosperity. In just forty years, it had grown from a village on the banks of the Red River to become the third largest city in ...more
Paperback, 278 pages
Published October 30th 2005 by University of Manitoba Press
(first published October 2nd 2005)
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Dec 11, 2009 Tim Weakley rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: history buffs
Very good early history of the city told by using the months of the year to describe different aspects of city life. It gives real insight into what it was like in these pre-war days.