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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Competing Authority While the administration of criminal law did not work against
the interest of the average colonist , critical observers could still suggest that the
security and freedom of the individual was exceedingly fragile due to continual ...
The same principle of competing authority applied to relations between the
populace and the Church as well . Here the fate of the tithe is a clear example of
the colonists ' winning the freedom they wanted by playing one authority against
By 1882 , the lines of authority between levels of jurisdiction was as much in
question as the territorial divisions . Ontario appealed to the same Imperial
authority for support and won on that score as well . The crux of the constitutional