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 colonists simply appeared , built fortifications and structures of habitation ,
and forced enclosure of fields and cultivation of the soil by a captive Irish
peasantry . The justification was that existing usage was inherently inferior : the
land was ...
Also , assisted passages were provided for immigrants from Britain , and new
settlements of Scots appeared . However , postwar developments showed that
the British government did not have to persist with such schemes for long
At the leadership convention in June , the Liberals appeared to have found a
Mulroney of their own : a good - looking lawyer with ties to business , and no
recent electoral experience . Their new leader was John Turner , the Minister of