The Great Wave of Civilization

By (author): Herschel Hardin

The Great Wave of Civilization is Herschel Hardin’s play about the destruction of the people of the Blackfoot Confederacy by the liquor trade in Montana and Alberta in the 19th century. Little Dog of the Northern Blackfoot tribe vs. Snookum Jim, free trader, I.G. Baker, merchant-prince of Fort Benton and the rest of the “great wave of civilization.”

Cast of five women and 13 men.

AUTHOR

Herschel Hardin

Born in Alberta in 1936, Herschel Hardin has written many non-fiction books on Canadian society and politics, and plays including Esker Mike and His Wife, Agiluk (1973) and The Great Wave of Civilization (1976). He recently ran for the leadership of the federal New Democratic Party. He lives in West Vancouver, B.C.

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“A fabel of genocide with conscience-raising fervour.”
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The Great Wave of Civilization is Herschel Hardin’s play about the destruction of the people of the Blackfoot Confederacy by the liquor trade in Montana and Alberta in the 19th century. Little Dog of the Northern Blackfoot tribe vs. Snookum Jim, free trader, I.G. Baker, merchant-prince of Fort Benton and the rest of the “great wave of civilization.”

Cast of five women and 13 men.

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Dimensions:

128 Pages
8.5in * 216mm * 5.5in * 140mm * 0.375in10mm
1159gr
41oz

Published:

January 01, 1976

City of Publication:

Vancouver

Country of Publication:

CA

Publisher:

Talonbooks

ISBN:

9780889221062

Book Subjects:

DRAMA / Canadian

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Language:

eng

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