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 Colonial Office obligingly provided such a mediator in Sir James Kempt ,
who engineered a kind of truce between the two factions by the time of his
retirement in 1830 . The records of Prevost , Dalhousie and Kempt thus showed
clearly the ...
From the late 1830s , however , the Colonial Office had moved in that direction
willy - nilly . In 1839 , it was Lord John Russell himself who informed the governor
of New Brunswick that henceforward the temporary expedient of 1837 would ...
In each dispute , the nationalist Prime Minister and the interventionist Governor
General eventually compromised : George Brown did indeed negotiate but every
near - agreement had to be referred to London for Colonial Office approval until ...