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A brief history of Canada

Author: Roger E Riendeau
Publisher: New York : Facts on File, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Presents a concise history of Canada, from the time of early exploration by Europeans to the present day.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Riendeau, Roger E., 1950-
Brief history of Canada.
New York : Facts on File, ©2007
(DLC) 2006047130
(OCoLC)72871382
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Roger E Riendeau
ISBN: 9781438108223 1438108222 9781787852686 1787852687
OCLC Number: 234183406
Description: 1 online resource (xix, 444 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: List of illustrations --
List of maps --
Preface to the second edition --
Preface to the first edition --
Acknowledgments for the second edition --
Introduction --
The natural domain --
Accidental rediscovery (986-1608) --
The colonization of New France (1608-1663) --
Royal government and a distinct society (1663-1760) --
Clashing empires and frontiers (1663-1760) --
The challenge of imperial rule in British North America (1760-1783) --
The emergence of colonial communities (1783-1850) --
The expanding colonial economy (1815-1850) --
From oligarchic rule to responsible government (1815-1850) --
The road to confederation (1850-1867) --
Nation-building aspirations and strategies (1867-1885) --
The clash of nationalisms and the resurgence of regionalism (1867-1896) --
The wheat boom and national expansion (1896-1914) --
The confirmation of nationhood (1914-1931) --
A society transformed (1880-1930) --
The perils of depression and war (1930-1945) --
An expanding nation in the age of affluence (1945-1958) --
The search for national unity (1958-1972) --
Conflict and confrontation in the age of anxiety (1972-1984) --
The illusion of consensus (1984-2007) --
Appendixes: Basic facts about Canada; Chronology; Bibliography; Suggested reading; Federal election results, 1867-2006.
Responsibility: Roger Riendeau.

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Presents a concise history of Canada, from the time of early exploration by Europeans to the present day.

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