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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If the British arrived as merchants , whether as a sharp break or mild departure
from past patterns , that was of little importance because the canadiens were no
more inclined to respect the new merchants than those from France . The
Since the big speculators were also the established merchants , they found it
expedient to plant branch stores wherever settlement proceeded . Having dealt
with the settlers for their land , they subsequently provided them with the calicoes
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 .