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Encyclopedia of Manitoba
Encyclopedia of Manitoba

Encyclopedia of Manitoba

Edited by Ingeborg Boyens


850 Pages, 9.0 x 11.25

Formats: Cloth

Cloth, $90.95 (US $90.95) (CA $99.95)

Publication Date: November 2007

ISBN 9781894283717

Rights: WOR X CA

Great Plains Publications (Nov 2007)

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All aspects of the province’s history, arts, politics, geography, business, and sports are explored in almost 2,000 entries and essays, each written and researched by expert Manitobans. From Cindy Klassen to K-Tel, Lord Selkirk to Louis Riel, Bothwell Cheese to Chip & Pepper. . . anything and everything of importance to Manitobans is celebrated within the encyclopedia's pages.


"A monumental achievement. . . not only a considerable contribution to the mind and identity of the province but a strong chapter in the story of Canada itself." — James Marsh, editor Canadian Encyclopedia

"I love the idea of an Encyclopedia of Manitoba! It's much easier to make things up when you've got all the facts in front of you." — Miriam Toews

Author Biography

Ingeborg Boyens has worked as a journalist for many years, writing for newspapers, magazines and television in Ottawa, Toronto, Winnipeg and Calgary. Her most recent position took her to CBC-TV's national current affairs program Country Canada in Winnipeg. Her work there as a documentary producer led to the production of her first book, Unnatural Harvest: How genetic engineering is altering our food. The book is a layperson's exploration of how the new science of biotechnology is transforming the food that we grow and that we serve our children.She followed that up in 2001 with Another Season's Promise: Hope and Despair in Canada's Farm Country.And she acted as managing editor for the Encyclopedia of Manitoba, released in 2007.