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As Near to Heaven by Sea: A History of Newfoundland and Labrador

Kevin Major - 2002 - Newfoundland and Labrador - No preview available
For three centuries after Europeans rediscovered it, Newfoundland was thought of as little more than "a great English Ship moored near the Banks during the Fishing Season."Labrador, dismissed as the "land God gave to Cain,"commanded no more ...

How The Scots Invented Canada

Ken McGoogan - 2010 - History - No preview available
No matter where you enter the history of Canada – through exploration, politics, business, education or literature -- you find that the Scots and their descendants have played a leading role. Today, almost five million Canadians identify ...

A Number of Things: Stories of Canada Told Through Fifty Objects

Jane Urquhart - 2017 - History - No preview available
National bestseller From one of our nation’s most beloved and iconic authors comes a lyrical 150th birthday gift to Canada Award-winning author Jane Urquhart explores fifty Canadian objects that tell us who we are in a way never before done. The ...

The North West Company

Marjorie Wilkins Campbell - 2018 - History - Limited preview
In 1779 a group of independent fur traders from Montreal banded together to form the North West Company; this was a trading expedient and no one could have foreseen its brilliant and far-reaching results. Before the North West Company name ...

The North West Company: Frontier Merchants

Florida Town - 1998 - Fur trade - No preview available
However, this is no romanticized saga. Town shows that the fur trade produced a peculiar cocktail of corporate manipulation, family ties, personal willfulness, political ineptitude, and frontier violence that led to one of the darkest periods of ...

Wolfe & Montcalm: Their Lives, Their Times and the Fate of a Continent

Joy Carroll - 2004 - History - Snippet view
A historical account of the lives and times of the two generals and the events surrounding the battle between the British and the French on the Plains of Abraham, Canada, 1759.

Ingenious: How Canadian Innovators Made the World Smarter, Smaller, Kinder ...

David Johnston, Tom Jenkins - 2017 - History - Limited preview
To celebrate Canada's 150th birthday, Governor General David Johnston and Tom Jenkins have crafted a richly illustrated volume of brilliant Canadian innovations whose widespread adoption has made the world a better place. From Bovril to ...

Canada: A Nation Unfolding

Eaton, Diane F, Garfield Newman - 2000 - Canada - No preview available

Canada: A People's History, Volume 2

Don Gillmor, Pierre Turgeon, Achille Michaud - 2002 - History - No preview available
The top non-fiction bestseller of fall 2000 was the authoritative and beautiful Canada: A People’s History, Volume One. For fall 2001, M&S is proud to present the equally stunning and comprehensive second volume of this landmark work. This fall ...

Canada: A People's History, Volume 1

Cbc, Don Gillmor, Pierre Turgeon, Achille Michaud - 2002 - History - No preview available
Peter Terrill Memorial Canadiana Collection.