"Feminist and Family Man: Book Shines New Light on Legendary Mountie Sam Steele" (CBC)

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Portrait of Steele, ca. 1915

University of Alberta Press has issued a major biography of Sam Steele by Rod Macleod, Professor Emeritus in U of A's Department of History and Classics. The paperback edition of the book is now available from U of A PressIndigo, and amazon.ca.

Check out a CBC story "Feminist and Family Man: Book Shines New Light on Legendary Mountie Sam Steele" (13 Jan 2019).

A special limited edition hardcover is available for sale only through Bruce Peel Special Collections at a price of $70 (including tax). We only accept cash payments in Peel, but you can prepay by credit card by contacting Terry Gong (780-492-8320) in the accounting office.  If you wish to have one or more copies mailed to you, then please email your request to bpsc@ualberta.ca. We charge $10/copy for shipping and handling.

For information about the Sir Samuel Steele Collection housed in University of Alberta's Bruce Peel Special Collections, check out the Steele website here.

In the fall of 2017, Bruce Peel Special Collections launched a digital exhibition curated by Alison Rukavina, a professor in the Department of English at Texas Tech University. In this exhibitionSam Steele's Forty Years in Canada: History or Fiction?Dr Rukavina reveals some of the reasons that it is difficult to distinguish historical fact from fiction when she explores the story behind the story for some of the most dramatic events recounted in Steele's 1915 memoir.




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