The Structure of Canadian History
Designed for courses on Pre and Post Confederation History of Canada.
Finlay/Sprague is the only combined Pre/Post Confederation introductory textbook available in the Introductory Canadian History market. As a combined text, it offers a significant price advantage over competing split volumes. This text takes a political and sociological approach to Canadian history, and has been updated to include recent analysis of historical events. Written within in a solid chronological framework, the text provides a clear, comprehensive survey of the subject and good integration between traditional and new approaches to history. This text will prepare students well in the basic chronologies of Canadian history while providing the most up-to-date tools for research through its weblinks.
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Bibliography The background to the violent protests that resulted in the
dismemberment of British North America is found in Bernard Bailyn , The Origins
of American Politics ( 1965 ) , and more recently in a collection of articles by Jack
Even so , early in the second decade of the nineteenth century , British North
America itself faced the threat of war . ... paid little heed to the certificates
deserters received from American magistrates making them citizens of the United
In one important respect Canada was neutral territory , but more to Americans
seeking escape than for the majority of ... the peacetime draft dating from the turn
to the Cold War at the end of the 1940s , every American male was subject to two