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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In fact , certain areas of Nova Scotia and New Brunswick actually lost population
in the decade after 1784 . Shelburne , Nova Scotia , to cite what is admittedly the
most extreme example , shrank from nearly 10 000 persons in the mid - 1780s to
Most of the provinces of Canada had shown a 17 percent increase over their
1871 population . The two exceptions were Ontario and Manitoba , which had
both grown faster than the national average . Manitoba ' s population had grown
to 62 ...
If that population had not settled there , all other factors being equal , the
Canadian population in the late 1870s would have been at least 10 percent
higher . Add protectionism , justified politically as the means of “ keeping our work
people ” at ...