Local History Books on Manitoba
Local History Books on Manitoba

When it comes to beautiful places to live or visit in North America, Manitoba is sure to be near the top of the list. To begin with, Manitoba is one of the sunniest places to spend your summer, as peak weeks see up to 16 hours of sunlight each day. Beyond it’s sunny delights, it’s also been the source of history-making occurrences.

For instance, the bear that inspired Winnie the Pooh was owned by a Winnipeg lieutenant and named for his hometown. Bob Hope played his very first round of golf here. The world-famous Harlequin Romance publishing company started here, as well.

However, there’s a lot more to gorgeous Manitoba than you’re likely to learn on trivia night or from your average book on North American history. That’s where regional history and local interest literature come in. It’s a great opportunity to really get to know one of the most beautiful places in the world, from the comfort of your home.

Acquaint Yourself With All That Makes Manitoba Awesome

When you start studying a place through local interest literature, you don’t just get the facts and figures. You get to know the people, places, events, and communities that make it everything that it is.

Learn the reasons behind Winnipeg’s General Strike via a riveting collection of reports from the front line and personal firsthand accounts of what some call the most influential strike in Canadian history.

Let Arcadia Bring History to Life

Arcadia Publishing is home to North America’s largest collection of regional history and local interest books. That said, it’s a great place to learn about a side of Manitoba’s history you might not have previously known. Explore the backstory of your own hometown, view vintage photography collections, and more!

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