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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Since the newcomers north of Fundy felt particularly remote from Halifax , they
petitioned for provincial status of their own and were accommodated accordingly
in 1784 with the creation of New Brunswick apart from Nova Scotia . At the same
In fact , certain areas of Nova Scotia and New Brunswick actually lost population
in the decade after 1784. Shelburne , Nova Scotia , to cite what is admittedly the
most extreme example , shrank from nearly 10 000 persons in the mid - 1780s to
Thus , the " unionist " cause gained additional strength in New Brunswick and
elsewhere . At the precise moment that the threat of Fenian attack was most
critical in New Brunswick , the Lieutenant Governor , A. Arthur Gordon ,