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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It was not Canada East that struck the death blow to Confederation in 1864 ; that
deed was done in the Atlantic provinces . One by one , the vocal public in each
Maritime colony rejected the change , concluding , in Ged Martin ' s account of
Ironically , but perhaps not surprisingly , the impetus for the North Atlantic
Alliance was a British - Canadian initiative intended , according to one of the
authors of the plan , Escott Reid , to “ restrain not only the Soviet Union but also
the United ...
The Atlantic Provinces and the Problems of Confederation ( 1979 ) , David
Mckenzie , Inside the Atlantic Triangle : Canada and the Entrance of
Newfoundland into Confederation , 1939 - 1949 ( 1986 ) , Peter Neary ,
Newfoundland in the North ...