Allan Gerald Levine

Historian, educator, author.

Born in Winnipeg in 1956, he attended the University of Manitoba and the University of Toronto, receiving a PhD in history from the latter, in 1985. His doctoral dissertation dealt with the history of the grain business in Winnipeg. He worked as a research assistant to Peter C. Newman for his three-volume history of the Hudson’s Bay Company. He writes articles and reviews for such publications as the Globe and Mail, Winnipeg Free Press, and National Post, and he writes books of fiction and non-fiction. He taught history and world issues at St. John’s-Ravenscourt School in Winnipeg (1984-?) and was a member of the Manitoba Heritage Council (?-1993). He received an honorary doctorate from the University of Winnipeg (2020).

His articles for the Manitoba Historical Society:

Jewish Life and Times: A Collection of Essays
Manitoba History, Number 8, Autumn 1984

David H. Breen, The Canadian Prairie West and the Ranching Frontier 1874-1924
Manitoba History, Number 9, Spring 1985

Michael Usiskin, translated by Marcia Usiskin Basman, Uncle Mike’s Edenbridge: Memoirs of a Jewish Pioneer Farmer
Manitoba History, Number 10, Autumn 1985

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Web site for Allan Levine

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