Clearing the Plains: Disease, Politics of Starvation, And the Loss of Indigenous Life by James Daschuk
Opening by Niigaanwewidam James Sinclair
Foreword by Elizabeth A Fenn
8vo. pp. 362. map & b/w illustrations. bibliography. index. wrs. Regina: University of Regina Press, .
ISBN-10: 0889772967 / ISBN-13: 9780889776227
Named "one of the most important books of the twenty-first century" by the Literary Review of Canada and "Book of the Year" by The Globe and Mail, Quill & Quire, the Writers' Trust, and booksellers across Canada, Clearing the Plains is a winner of the Sir John A. Macdonald Prize, the Clio Prize, the Aboriginal History Book Prize, and five Saskatchewan Book Awards. This new editions contains an opening by Niigaanwewidam James Sinclair, a foreword by Elizabeth A Fenn, and contributions by leading scholars commenting on the books remarkable influence.