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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Montreal's Frustrated Vision of Empire More relevant to business people than
constitutional changes in the 1840s were the economic transformations .
Merchants , especially those of the Montreal business community , were
optimistic about ...
Even though shipping costs from New York to Europe were lower than those from
Montreal , the merchants counted on imperial preference , the pattern of tariffs
setting the terms of trade that provided advantages for colonial members .
Montreal merchants despaired : “ The glory is departed . " Montreal businessmen
had made a mistake in placing such deep faith in imperial preference . They were
wrong to assume that a tariff in Great Britain could funnel the produce of a ...