Ken Munro

Professor Emeritus

Phone: 780.492.2503
Email: ken.munro@ualberta.ca
Mailing Address: History and Classics
University of Alberta
2-28 Tory Building
Edmonton AB Canada T6G 2H4

Expertise & Research Interests

  • French Canadian History
  • Political Biography
  • The Canadian Crown

Publications 

Books/Monographs:

The Maple Crown in Alberta: The Office of Lieutenant-Governor. Victoria, BC: Trafford, 2005.

First Presbyterian Church, Edmonton: A History. Victoria, BC: Trafford, 2004.

A Biography of François-Xavier-Anselme Trudel, Quebec’s Foremost Political Maverick in the Nineteenth Century.Lewiston, NY: The Edwin Mellen Press, 2001.

The Political Career of Sir Adolphe Chapleau, Premier of Quebec 1879-1882. Lewiston, NY: The Edwin Mellen Press, 1992.

Books Edited:

Aspects du passé franco-albertain glimpses of the Franco-Alberta Past, eds., A. Trottier, K.J. Munro et Gratien Allaire, Edmonton: Salon d'histoire de la francophonie albertaine, 1980.

Refereed Articles:

“Canada as reflected in her Participation in the Coronation of her Monarchs in the Twentieth Century”, Journal of Historical Sociology, 14.1 (March 2001), 21-46.

“French in the West”, Canadian Encyclopedia: Year 2000 Edition, (Toronto: McClelland & Stewart), [1999], pp. 921-922. [Written by Roger Motut; Revised by Kenneth Munro]

"Sir Charles Boucher de Boucherville", Dictionary of Canadian Biography, XIV (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, [1998], pp. 104-108.

"Joseph-Aldric Ouimet", Dictionary of Canadian Biography, XIV (Toronto: University of Toronto Press), [1998], pp. 809-810.

"The Crown and French Canada: The role of the Governors-General in Making the Crown relevant, 1867-1917", in Imperial Canada, ed. Colin Coates, The University of Edinburgh, 1997, 109-121.

"L'individu marquant" in erudition, humanisme et savoir, eds. Yves Roby et Nive Voisine, Les presses de l'universite Laval, [1996], pp. 53-68.

F.X.-A. Trudel face "l'ouest canadien", Pratiques culturelles au Canada français, (Edmonton: Institute de recherche de la Faculté Saint-Jean), 1996, pp. 303-315.

"John Jones Ross", Dictionary of Canadian Biography, vol. XIII, Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1994, pp. 900-904.

"Le sénat: une institution importante pour la francophonie albertaine", Aprés Dix Ans ...Bilan et Prospective, (Edmonton: Institut de recherche de la Faculté Saint-Jean), 1992, pp. 255-267.

"French language and educational rights in Alberta: an historical perspective" in Language and the State The Law and Politics of Identity, ed. David Schneiderman, Cowansville (Quebec): Les éditions Yvon Blais, [1991], 251-263.

"Teaching in the French Language in Alberta: An Historical Perspective," Alberta, 2.2 (1990), 63-80.

"Official Bilingualism in Alberta," Prairie Forum, 12.1 (Spring 1987), 37-47.

"The Chinese Immigration Act, 1885: Adolphe Chapleau and the French Canadian Attitude," Canadian Ethnic Studies, 19.3 (1987), 89-101.

"L'Ouest dans la pensée politique de Chapleau," Revue de l'Université d'Ottawa, 47.4 (October-December 1977), 413-426.

"L'histoire de la vie économique des Franco-Albertains, Un bilan provisoire," Project de recherche: "Ecole bilingue ou unilingue pour les franco-albertains?", I, (Edmonton): (University of Alberta Press), Juin 1974, 355-369.