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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For both reasons , colonial businessmen tended to regard the timber trade as
suitable for only those with great backing , capable of absorbing heavy losses . It
was not until the 1830s that colonial firms began to appear . Then , of necessity ...
By the time of the summer fire season , however , the lumbermen themselves
would be safely out of the forest , rafting their exportable timber to market . The
construction of the rafts occurred in the spring , while the waterways were at full
Occasionally , individuals condemned the timber trade for the great waste and
small return to the colonies . One such observer was Peter Fisher , the first
historian of New Brunswick , writing in 1825 . According to Fisher , the trade that ...