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The Penguin history of Canada

Author: Robert Bothwell
Publisher: Toronto : Penguin Canada, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Canada's history, eminent historian Robert Bothwell argues, is more than simply regional or national. In some respects, Canada makes most sense when viewed from the outside in, and in "The Penguin History of Canada" we are invited to do just that. The world has always seen Canada as a terrain for experiment and a land of opportunity. At first Canada's survival and, later, its prosperity depended on links with the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Bothwell
ISBN: 0670065536 9780670065530 9780143050322 014305032X
OCLC Number: 71243519
Description: xii, 596 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Native land --
Land for the taking --
Expansion and consolidation --
The wars for America (1) --
The wars for America (2) --
The wars for America (3) --
Transformations and connections, 1815-1840 --
Colonies into provinces --
Expansion and disappointment, 1867-1896 --
Boom ad bust, 1896-1914 --
Breaking the mould, 1914-1930 --
Unfriendly worlds, 1930-1945 --
A time of gifts, 1945-1963 --
Affluence and its discontents, 1960-1980 --
Two nationalisms --
Bust and boom in the eighties --
A new millennium and a new world.
Responsibility: Robert Bothwell.

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An uneasy and difficult country, most of Canada's space is uninhabited, and much uninhabitable. It is a country with a huge North but with most of its population in the South, hugging the American  Read more...

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