The Great Wave of Civilization Front Cover

Paperback / softback
ISBN: 9780889221062
Pages: 128
Pub. Date: January 1 1976
Dimensions: 8.5" x 5.5" x 0.375"
Rights: Available: WORLD
Non-Fiction / HIS037060

  • DRAMA / Canadian
  • HISTORY / Canada / Provincial, Territorial & Local / Prairie Provinces (AB, MB, SK)
  • HISTORY / Modern / 19th Century

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The Great Wave of Civilization

By 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.

“A fabel of genocide with conscience-raising fervour.”
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