A Brief History of Canada

Editor/Author Riendeau, Roger
Publication Year: 2009
Publisher: Facts On File

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-1-4381-0822-3
Category: History - World history
Image Count: 47
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

A Brief History of Canada, Second Edition, begins with the exploration of the Northern American frontier and continues through the rise and fall of the French and British empires to the foundations of Canadian nationhood and the present day.

Share this

This book is found in the following Credo Collections:

Table of Contents

    • List of Illustrations
    • List of Maps
    • Preface to the Second Edition
    • Preface to the First Edition
    • Acknowledgments for the Second Edition
    • Introduction
    • The Natural Domain
    • Accidental Rediscovery (986-1608)
    • The Colonization of New France (1608-1663)
    • Royal Government and a Distinct Society (1663-1760)
    • Clashing Empires and Frontiers (1663-1760)
    • The Challenge of Imperial Rule in British North America (1760-1783)
    • The Emergence of Colonial Communities (1783-1850)
    • The Expanding Colonial Economy (1815-1850)
    • From Oligarchic Rule to Responsible Government (1815-1850)
    • The Road to Confederation (1850-1867)
    • Nation-Building Aspirations and Strategies (1867-1885)
    • The Clash of Nationalisms and the Resurgence of Regionalism (1867-1896)
    • The Wheat Boom and National Expansion (1896-1914)
    • The Confirmation of Nationhood (1914-1931)
    • A Society Transformed (1880-1930)
    • The Perils of Depression and War (1930-1945)
    • An Expanding Nation in the Age of Affluence (1945-1958)
    • The Search for National Unity (1958-1972)
    • Conflict and Confrontation in the Age of Anxiety (1972-1984)
    • The Illusion of Consensus (1984-2007)
    • Appendixes
    • Basic Facts about Canada
    • Chronology
    • Bibliography
    • Suggested Reading
    • Federal Election Results, 1867-2006