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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Michael Katz shows that the " two great themes of nineteenth - century urban
history . . . are transiency and inequality ” in “ The People of a Canadian City :
1851 - 2 , ” Canadian Historical Review ( 1972 ) , but David Burley documents
fluidity in ...
Building on mid - nineteenth - century concepts of minimal state intrusion , they
sought to extend those intrusions as much by private institutions such as Children
' s Aid Societies as by public agencies such as schools and uniformed police .
External Affairs Throughout most of the nineteenth century , Canadians enjoyed a
splendid exemption from the crises of the world beyond their own borders . They
had little to fear outside their own continent since Canada received the security ...