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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Settlement. In the development of the French state , the 1600s were a critical
period . The preceding century of ... and Holland ) were building up their strength
by trade and overseas settlement as much as by domestic resources or war .
A second aspect of Richelieu's vision of settlement was a determination to make
Canada an exclusively Roman Catholic colony . Such total exclusion of
nonCatholics was consistent with a general repression of Protestantism which
Gradually , however , Montreal changed from monastery to ordinary village ,
particularly important for its annual fairs at which imported hardwares were
exchanged for fur brought into the settlement by Aboriginal people . On this
account , the ...