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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The wars in which Great Britain participated after 1793 had significant impact
upon British North America for economic reasons , but throughout most of the
fighting , the colonists could regard the struggle with something of the
However , postwar developments showed that the British government did not
have to persist with such schemes for long because the tide of unassisted
immigration began to run as fully as any other : British North America loomed as
For the governing classes in Britain , that meant preserving a monopoly of
political power in order to increase economic ... Some of the demand for political
change in British North America is explained by these outside influences
imported by ...