The Battle of BatocheFront Cover

ISBN: 9780889226937 | paperback / softback

$19.95 | 144 pages | Pub. Date: 2012 | Edition # 2nd
10 W × 8 H × .35 D inches
Non-Fiction | Backlist | Bisac: HIS006020
ISBN 13: 9780889226937 | Rights: WORLD

The Battle of Batoche
Small British Warfare and the Entrenched Métis
By Walter Hildebrandt
Foreword by Jean Teillet

The Battle of Batoche is the best-known confrontation between Métis and British soldiers in the Northwest Resistance of 1885. It remains one of Canada’s most emotion-laden memories, eloquently revisited in this revised and expanded edition.The strategies of both sides are thoroughly examined, and numerous maps and photographs offer detailed description of the fateful battle. Introduction by Jean Teillet, great-grandniece of Louis Riel.

By Walter Hildebrandt

Sophie Bienvenu is a Québécois writer. After studying visual communication in Paris, she settled in Quebec in 2001 and quickly established herself as a successful blogger. Et au pire, on se mariera (La Mèche) her first novel, was followed by Chercher Sam (translation forthcoming from Talonbooks, 2019), and Autour d’elle, translated as Around Her by Rhonda Mullins (Talonbooks, 2018). Ceci n’est pas de l’amour (This Is Not Love) was her first poetry collection, published in 2016 by Poètes de brousse. Bienvenu’s writing takes its readers on an emotional journey, an intense exploration of profoundly human characters, transforming the ordinary into the extraordinary.

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Foreword by Jean Teillet

Sophie Bienvenu is a Québécois writer. After studying visual communication in Paris, she settled in Quebec in 2001 and quickly established herself as a successful blogger. Et au pire, on se mariera (La Mèche) her first novel, was followed by Chercher Sam (translation forthcoming from Talonbooks, 2019), and Autour d’elle, translated as Around Her by Rhonda Mullins (Talonbooks, 2018). Ceci n’est pas de l’amour (This Is Not Love) was her first poetry collection, published in 2016 by Poètes de brousse. Bienvenu’s writing takes its readers on an emotional journey, an intense exploration of profoundly human characters, transforming the ordinary into the extraordinary.

Read more about Jean Teillet


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…Canada: Walter Hildebrandt, poet and author of The Battle of Batoche, will be at Audreys Books in Edmonton from 11 AM …


news | 2012-10-17
Launch of The Battle of Batoche!

…the launch for a redesigned new edition of The Battle of Batoche: British Small Warfare and the Entrenched Métis … 2012 at 7pm at Audrey’s Books in Edmonton. The Battle of Batoche is the best-known confrontation between Métis and …