David Hall

Professor Emeritus

Education

Ph.D. University of Toronto (1973)
M.A. University of Toronto (1966)
B.A.(Hons.) University of Alberta at Calgary (1965)

Expertise & Research Interests

  • Western Canada Since 1870
  • political history

Books/Monographs:

Clifford Sifton, vol. 2, A Lonely Eminence, 1900-1929, University of British Columbia Press, 1985, 437 pp.

Clifford Sifton, vol. I, The Young Napoleon, 1861-1900, University of British Columbia Press, 1981, 361 pp.

Clifford Sifton, Fitzhenry & Whiteside, 1976, 64 pp.

Refereed Articles:

New Dictionary of National Biography, "Clifford Sifton" (2000 words)

Dictionary of Canadian Biography, vol. XV, articles on: Sir James Lougheed (4000 words), co-author with D.B. Smith; Clifford Sifton (5000 words); R.G. Brett (2500 words); G.H.V. Bulyea (1000 words); A.L. Sifton (4000 words).

"The Construction Workers' Strike on the Canadian Pacific Railway, 1879," Labour/Le Travail, 36 (Autumn 1995), 11-36.

"The Pole-Star of Duty': A.M. Burgess and the Department of the Interior," in Prairie Forum, 16:1, Spring 1991, (pp.21-40).

"Project 2005: a Centennial History of Alberta," Alberta, vol. 1 no. 2, 1989, 70-74.

"Room to Spare," Horizon Canada, vol. 7, no. 76, 1986, pp. 1801-1807.

"'A Serene Atmosphere'? Treaty 1 Revisited," Canadian Journal of Native Studies, vol. IV no. 2, Fall 1984, pp. 321-58.

"The Manitoba Grain Act: an 'Agrarian Magna Charta'?", Prairie Forum, vol. 4, no. 1, Spring 1979, pp. 105-20.

"T.O. Davis and Federal Politics in Saskatchewan, 1896," Saskatchewan History, XXX, Spring 1977, pp. 56-62.

"The Half-Breed Claims Commission," Alberta History, XXV no. 2, Spring 1977, pp. 1-8.

"Clifford Sifton and Canadian Indian Administration, 1896-1905," Prairie Forum, vol. 2 no. 2, November 1977, pp. 127-51.

"'The Spirit of Confederation': Ralph Heintzman, Professor Creighton, and the Bicultural Compact Theory," Journal of Canadian Studies, IX no. 4, November 1974, pp. 24-43.

"A Divergence of Principle: Clifford Sifton, Sir Wilfrid Laurier and the North-West Autonomy Bills, 1905," Laurentian University Review/Revue de l'Universit? Laurentienne, VII no. 1, November 1974, pp. 3-24.