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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and it was employed at no more than 30 percent capacity even though the
volume of waterborne freight continued to increase long after the railway age had
begun , expanding 500 percent , according to Douglas McCalla ' s calculations
for the ...
Thus the Grand Trunk Railway was born in 1852 . As originally chartered , the
company was entirely private with an authorized capitalization of £9 . 5 million .
Pero , Brassey , Jackson and Betts were supposed to be the prime contractors in
For the foreseeable future , that terminus , roughly the site of present - day
Winnipeg , would be the western limit of the Pacific Railway as well . As soon as
possible , there would be a through - line built from Port Arthur to Winnipeg , and