A Brief History of Canada

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Infobase Publishing, 2007 - History - 444 pages
Presents a concise history of Canada, from the time of early exploration by Europeans to the present day.

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Contents

The Natural Domain
1
Accidental Rediscovery 9861608
18
The Colonization of New France 16081663
34
Royal Government and a Distinct Society 16631760
50
Clashing Empires and Frontiers 16631760
64
The Challenge of Imperial Rule in British North America 17601783
81
The Emergence of Colonial Communities 17831850
101
The Expanding Colonial Economy 18151850
121
A Society Transformed 18801930
261
The Perils of Depression and War 19301945
281
An Expanding Nation in the Age of Affluence 19451958
301
The Search for National Unity 19581972
323
Conflict and Confrontation in the Age of Anxiety 19721984
341
The Illusion of Consensus 19842007
358
Basic Facts about Canada
386
Chronology
390

From Oligarchic Rule to Responsible Government 18151850
135
The Road to Confederation 18501867
156
NationBuilding Aspirations and Strategies 18671885
180
The Clash of Nationalisms and the Resurgence of Regionalism 18671896
201
The Wheat Boom and National Expansion 18961914
218
The Confirmation of Nationhood 19141931
238
Bibliography
405
Suggested Reading
415
Federal Election Results 18672006
424
Index
427
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